Santiago Name Meaning & Origin

Santiago

Pronunciation: sahn-tee-AH-goh (key)

Origin of the name Santiago:

Compound name composed from the Spanish san (saint) and Diego (James): hence, "St. James." Var: Antiago, Sandiago, Sandiego, Saniago, Santago, Santeago, Santiaco, Santiego, Santigo, Santiogo. Short: Tago. Pet: Chago, Chano, Vego.

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One of three Spanish forms of James: Diego, Jaime, Santiago

Santiago is an anagram (has the same letters as) of Agostina.

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Chago(Portuguese nickname)
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Tiago

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Santiago Apostol is the Spanish name of the Apostle James the Greater.

Santiago Calatrava, internationally acclaimed sculptor, structural engineer and architect; designer of the Quadracci Pavilion at the Milwaukee Art Museum, which was his first completed project in the United States.

Santiago Ramon y Cajal, Nobel Prize Winner in "Physiology or Medicine"

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Santiago Munez from the Goal Film Trilogy.

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