Santiago is a Spanish name derived from the name of a famous saint, a place-name, and a surname. The name Santiago is derived from the words "san," meaning "saint," and "yago," which means "James." Therefore, Santiago can be translated to Saint James, who is the patron saint of Spain. Santiago also serves as place-names for locations in Chile and Spain. The name is quickly increasing in popularity in the United States and Chile.
Similar Names: Tiago, Santago, Santeago
Famous Santiago Names: Santiago Cabrera (actor), Santiago Cruz (musician)