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Saint Name Meaning

English and French: nickname for a particularly pious individual, from Middle English, Old French saint, seint ‘holy’ (Latin sanctus ‘blameless’, ‘holy’). The vocabulary word was occasionally used in the Middle Ages as a personal name, especially on the Continent, and this may have given rise to some instances of the surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sant, Savin, Hain, Sain, Main, Saine, Gaunt, Sabat, Quint, Sand

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Saint Family Origin

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Saint Family Occupations

What did your Saint ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Saint occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 25% of Saint's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer and Plaster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Saint. A less common occupation for the Saint family was Plasterer.

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  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Plaster

    25%
  • Plasterer

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Saint ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Saint Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saint. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saint census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Saint. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Saint. For the veterans among your Saint ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saint Life Expectancy

What is the average Saint lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Saint life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Saint in 1950 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saint

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saint ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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