Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus—the popular seasonal character also known as St. Nicholas, Father Christmas and, in French, Père Noël—is famous across the globe. Do you know what Jolly Old St. Nick is called in some of Canada’s heritage languages?

In the following questions, see if you can match Santa’s name with the language.

1. Julenissen
2. Hagios Nikolaos
3. de Kerstman
4. Weihnachtsmann
5. Babbo Natale
6. Joulupukki
7. Sheng Dan Lao Ren
8. Santa no ojisan