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Santa Name Popularity

How popular is the name Santa? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 763 9 0.0026%
1911 663 14 0.0038%
1912 811 13 0.0026%
1913 714 23 0.0041%
1914 620 45 0.0065%
1915 668 60 0.0066%
1916 641 72 0.0075%
1917 698 58 0.0058%
1918 796 44 0.0041%
1919 786 44 0.0042%
1920 776 50 0.0045%
1921 761 56 0.0049%
1922 859 40 0.0036%
1923 692 74 0.0066%
1924 734 65 0.0056%
1925 742 61 0.0054%
1926 768 52 0.0047%
1927 822 43 0.0039%
1928 763 51 0.0048%
1929 873 31 0.003%
1930 834 38 0.0036%
1931 765 40 0.0041%
1932 992 20 0.002%
1933 876 27 0.0029%
1934 827 32 0.0033%
1935 983 20 0.0021%
1936 810 35 0.0036%
1937 810 36 0.0037%
1938 968 22 0.0021%
1939 987 20 0.002%
1940 1,076 16 0.0015%
1941 1,028 19 0.0017%
1942 1,009 26 0.0021%
1943 1,108 20 0.0015%
1944 1,106 19 0.0015%
1945 977 26 0.0021%
1946 1,182 20 0.0014%
1947 1,099 30 0.0018%
1948 1,072 31 0.0019%
1949 1,140 27 0.0017%
1950 1,036 38 0.0024%
1951 1,066 36 0.0021%
1952 1,208 25 0.0014%
1953 1,293 20 0.0011%
1954 1,160 32 0.0018%
1955 1,153 33 0.0018%
1956 1,260 29 0.0015%
1957 1,193 37 0.0019%
1958 1,418 21 0.0011%
1959 1,500 18 0.0009%
1960 1,239 36 0.0019%
1961 1,240 37 0.002%
1962 1,448 22 0.0012%
1963 1,597 17 0.0009%
1964 1,374 27 0.0015%
1965 1,349 27 0.0017%
1966 1,315 28 0.0018%
1967 1,428 23 0.0015%
1968 1,598 18 0.0012%
1969 1,227 41 0.0027%
1970 1,460 29 0.0018%
1971 1,597 23 0.0015%
1972 1,473 25 0.0018%
1973 1,496 24 0.0019%
1974 1,499 26 0.002%
1975 1,442 31 0.0024%
1976 1,613 22 0.0017%
1977 1,611 25 0.0019%
1978 1,572 28 0.0021%
1979 1,420 39 0.0028%
1980 1,869 20 0.0014%
1981 2,051 16 0.0011%
1982 2,035 17 0.0011%
1983 1,879 19 0.0013%
1984 2,159 14 0.0009%
1985 2,169 15 0.001%
1986 2,462 11 0.0007%
1987 2,136 17 0.0011%
1988 3,379 5 0.0003%
1989 2,675 12 0.0007%
1990 3,448 6 0.0004%
1991 2,514 15 0.0009%
1992 3,128 7 0.0004%
1993 0 0%
1994 2,802 11 0.0007%
1995 0 0%
1996 2,406 16 0.0011%
1997 2,995 8 0.0005%
1998 3,074 8 0.0005%
1999 3,444 6 0.0004%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 3,392 7 0.0004%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 3,674 5 0.0003%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 3,740 5 0.0004%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%
2020 0 0%

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Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Santa

If you like Santa, you’ll love these other names like Santa.


What names sound like Santa?

If you like how Santa sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Santa.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Sanda

Man's defender

Greek

Sande

Man's defender; man's defender, warrior

Greek

Sandi

Man's defender; man's defender, warrior

Greek

Sandy

Greek

Sunita

Well-behaved

Indian (Sanskrit)

Synda

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Syntha

From Mount Kynthos

Greek

Xantha

Yellow, blonde

Greek

Zanda

Man's defender

Greek

Zaneta

A form of Jane, the feminine equivalent of John.

Spanish

Zanita

Spanish

Zantha

Yellow, blonde

Greek


What names are similar to Santa?

Find a name that’s like Santa, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Sana

Brilliant; praise

Indian (Sanskrit)

Sanna

Hebrew

Shanta

Stone; peaceful

Indian (Sanskrit)


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