๐ŸŽ… Santa Claus

Santa Claus, sometimes referred to as Father Christmas, brings joy to children at Christmas time. Displayed with a beard and red festive hat.

The Santa emoji had a frown on Android 4.4, which was resolved in Android 5.0. See also: Christmas emoji list.

Note: Father Christmas has a different origin to Santa Claus but both are represented by this single emoji.

Santa Claus was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name โ€œFather Christmasโ€ and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ๐ŸŽ… Saint Nicholas
  • ๐ŸŽ… Santa Claus
  • ๐ŸŽ… Sinterklaas

Apple Name

๐ŸŽ… Santa Claus

Unicode Name

๐ŸŽ… Father Christmas

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Shortcodes

  • :santa:

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