Santos Family History
Santos Name Meaning
Spanish Portuguese and Galician:: from a personal name typically bestowed on a child born on All Saints' Day (Spanish Todos los Santos Portuguese and Galician Todos os santos ‘All Saints'). Compare Spanish De los Santos Portuguese and Galician Dos Santos . habitational name from any of the places called (Los) Santos from the dedication of a local church or shrine to all the saints. Compare Spanish De Santos .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press