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Sant Family History

Sant Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Saint. Italian (northeastern): variant of Santo. Dutch (also de Sant): nickname from Middle Dutch sant ‘saint’. Dutch: variant of van Sant. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sand. Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu (Brahman) name meaning ‘saint’, ‘holy man’.

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


Similar surnames: Sand, Saint, Mann, Sane, Want, Fant, Sani, Gant, Pant, Sante

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Where is the Sant family from?

You can see how Sant families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sant family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sant families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 20 Sant families living in Ontario. This was about 38% of all the recorded Sant's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sant families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sant surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sant ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sant. 60% of Sant men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Labourer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Sant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sant census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Sant. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Sant. For the veterans among your Sant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sant lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sant in 1962 was 77, and 66 in 2004.

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