Traits associated with the name Santos:

Santos has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Santos tend to be loving, good-natured, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Santos?

Naming your dog Santos may suggest that you have a strong connection to Latin American culture, or that you admire the strength and resilience of the people of Latin America. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of faith and spirituality, as Santos is a popular name for saints in the Catholic Church.

Is Santos a good dog name?

Santos has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Santos isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Santos is found in these categories:


  • Santos ranks #1,510 with users of
  • Santos ranks #1,832 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Santos ranks #2,284 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Santos is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

In the past week, Santos was viewed 70 times, and liked 5 times.

Most popular breeds named Santos:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. American Staffordshire Terrier
  3. Chow Chow
  4. Miniature Pinscher
  5. American Pitbull Terrier

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Dog names like Santos:

His Name Is God
Holy, Saint
God's gift of grace.
Asked for help/aid.
Protector of wisdom.
Santos dog name meaning

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Julie stott (England, United Kingdom)
We have rescued a street dog from Romania and he came with the name santos we have kept his name has its unusual and i like the fact that it means saint/holy hes a good natured dog and loves people
June 12, 2022

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