Pronunciation: \s(a)-ntia-go, san-tiago\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: Saint James
Related Names: Iago
Variant forms: Sandiago, Sandiego, Santeago, Santiaco, Santigo
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 450
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 308
Santiago \s(a)-ntia-go, san-tiago\ as a boy's name is pronounced sahn-tee-AH-go. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Santiago is "Saint James". A blended form of Saint Diego; Diego is a Spanish form of James. James the Greater (of the two apostles by that name) is the patron saint of Spain.
Santiago has 5 variant forms: Sandiago, Sandiego, Santeago, Santiaco and Santigo.
For more information, see also the related name Iago.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Santiago.
Santiago is a very popular first name for men (#450 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#308 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)