Santo Family History

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Santo Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: from the personal name Santo, from santo ‘holy’. In some instances the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a pious individual. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Szántó (see Szanto).

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

Similar surnames: Santos, Sant, Sanzo, Santi, Santa, Santor, Sano, Szanto, Sante, Canto

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Santo Family Origin

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Santo Family Occupations

What did your Santo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Santo. 32% of Santo men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Santo women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Santo were Fisherman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Agent
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Cannery Hand
  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper

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

Santo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Santo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Santo 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Santo. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Santo. For the veterans among your Santo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Santo Life Expectancy

What is the average Santo lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Santo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Santo in 1946 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Santo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Santo 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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