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It is because of the chant the fans came up with for them. It goes "Who Dat?! Who Dat?! Who Dat say dey gon' beat dem Saints?!". So, naturally people just sometimes call the Saints the "Who Dats" as a nickname. The fans are in turn called "Who Dat Nation" instead of just being called Saints fans all the time.

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