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Santiago, (also San Iago, San Tiago, Santyago, Sant-Yago, San Thiago) is a Spanish name that derives from the Hebrew name Jacob (Ya'akov) via "Sant Iago", "Sant Yago", "Santo Iago", or "Santo Yago", first used to denote Saint James the Great, the brother of John the Apostle. It was also the tradition that Saint James (Santiago) had traveled to the Iberian Peninsula during his life and was buried there. The name is also complicated in Spanish in that Jaime and Jacobo are modern versions of James.
Variants of Santiago include Iago (a common Galician language name), and Thiago or Tiago (a common Portuguese language name). The common name James has many forms in Iberia, including Xacobo or Xacobe (in Galician), Jaume, Xaume, Jaime, Jacobo, and Diego (in Spanish). Despite being a cognate, San Diego does not refer to Saint Jacob but to Saint Didacus of Alcalá.
- The city of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain is dedicated to St. James the Great.
- Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador
- Santiago de Cuba.
- Santiago de Chile.
- Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico
- Santiago de Cali, Colombia.
- Santiago, Philippines
- Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
- Santiago de los Caballeros, Guatemala.
- Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.
- Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, former Nuevo Estadio Chamartín, current home stadium of Real Madrid. It is named after the famous president.
People named Santiago
- Santiago, a Quechan or Yuma chief in the early 1850s
- Santiago Amador, Colombian road cyclist
- Santiago Alfredo, Actor, Social Worker (CS MSW), Activist
- Santiago Bernabéu, former Real Madrid president
- Santiago Botero, Colombian cyclist
- Santiago Cabrera, Chilean actor
- Santiago Calatrava, Spanish architect
- Santi Cazorla, Spanish footballer
- Santi Freixa, Spanish field hockey player
- Santiago Iglesias, congressman from Puerto Rico
- Santiago de Liniers, French-born defender of Buenos Aires in 1806-1807 and later viceroy
- Santiago Lorenzo, Argentine decathlete
- Santiago de Murcia, Spanish baroque guitarist and composer
- Santiago Palavecino, Argentine boxer
- Santiago de la Parte, Spanish long-distance runner
- Santiago Phelan, Argentine rugby player and coach
- Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish histologist and physician
- Santiago Rodriguez, pianist and professor from Cuba
- Santiago Schnell, Venezuelan scientist
- Santiago Solari, Argentine footballer
- Santiago Cruz, soccer player
- Santiago Joseph kho kho player from india
- Amy Santiago, detective in Brooklyn Nine-Nine
- Luis Santiago, president of Earth in Babylon 5
- Santiago Alfredo, hero and protagonist, Castro Enthusiast from movie "Which Way Por Favor"
- Santiago Ana, main heroine in the movie "Which Way Por Favor"
- Santiago Muñez, Mexican character in the Goal movie series
- Santiago Nasar, protagonist of Gabriel García Márquez's novel Chronicle of a Death Foretold
- Santiago Arnavisca, a character from the video game series Rainbow Six
- Santiago (The Vampire Chronicles), a character in Anne Rice's novel Interview with the Vampire
- Santiago, main character in Paulo Coelho's novel The Alchemist
- Santiago, main character in Ernest Hemingway's novel The Old Man and the Sea
- Santiago Rivera, a character from the educational computer game series The ClueFinders
- Santiago Zavala, a character from Conversation in the Cathedral
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