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Santiago Name Meaning and Origin

Santiago Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Saint James, Supplanter

Name Origin


Santiago is a Spanish name derived from the Latin name Sanctius which means 'Saint James'. It is also associated with the meaning 'Supplanter'. The name has religious connotations and is popular in Spanish-speaking countries.

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Santiago Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Santiago is easy to pronounce with clear syllables and a melodious flow.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Santiago has a good rhythm with emphasis on the first syllable, making it pleasant to the ears.

Famous People Named Santiago

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Santiago Cabrera

Santiago Cabrera is a Chilean actor known for his roles in TV series like 'Heroes' and 'Salvation'. He has also appeared in films such as 'Transformers: The Last Knight'.

● Santiago Segura

Santiago Segura is a Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter known for his work in the 'Torrente' film series. He is a prominent figure in the Spanish film industry.

● Santiago Solari

Santiago Solari is a retired Argentine footballer and former manager of Real Madrid. He had a successful playing career with clubs like Real Madrid and Inter Milan.

Santiago Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Santiago

The name Santiago does not have any significant negative associations. However, some may associate it with historical figures or events related to the name Saint James, which could have negative connotations for certain individuals.

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