Does Santa Claus have a meaning? Where does the origin of the Santa Claus story come from? As it happens the modern Santa is largely a blend of Saint Nick and Father Christmas from the United Kingdom. The name “Santa Claus” is from the German “Sinterklaas” and has changed over the years.
This short video gives you all the background you need.
In Pure Spirit
Did you think Coca-Cola helped create the Santa Claus myth? This video seems to suggest they only helped establish the current appearance.
What about making a return of some of the elder Santa myths? Fancy some Christmas gnomes popping down your chimney on the solstice?