Santo - Meaning of Santo
[ 2 syll. san-to, sa-nto ] The baby boy name Santo is pronounced as SAE-NTuw †. Santo is used chiefly in the Italian and Spanish languages, and its origin is Latin and Spanish. Latin origin: Its meaning is derived from the element 'sanctus'. Sanctius (Latin) is an older form of Santo. From the Roman nickname.
Santo is a variant of the name Santos (Spanish, English, and Portuguese).
The name Santa (Italian) is the female form of Santo.
Santino (English and Italian pet form) is another variant of Santo.
Santo is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1915, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Santo. Its ranking then was #572. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is today of irregular use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Santo, Santino was the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Santo include Saente, Sandaidh, Sandee, Sandey, Sandi, Sandie, Sandy, Sanjeat, Sanjeate, Santanne, Santea, Santee, Santey, Santi, Santie, Santtu, Santy, Saynte, Scandea, and Scandee.
† English pronunciation for Santo: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"