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Boy Name: Santana

Name: Santana
Pronunciation: \s(a)-nta-na, san-tana\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Santana's also a girl name)
Origin: Spanish
Sounds Like: Santino, Sandino, Swanton
Variant forms: Santanna
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 802


Santana \s(a)-nta-na, san-tana\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Santana), is pronounced san-TAN-ah. It is of Spanish origin. A blend of Saint and Anna, after the fashion of Sinclair. Rock guitarist Carlos Santana has made the name familiar.

Santana has 1 variant form: Santanna.

Baby names that sound like Santana are Santino, Sandino and Swanton.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Santana.


Santana is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#802 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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