Sartor Family History
Sartor Name Meaning
French and Italian: occupational name from French, northern Italian sartor ‘tailor’ (Latin sartor). This was also adopted as a humanistic name in Germany and the Netherlands, a Latinized equivalent of vernacular names such as German Schneider. Compare Sartorius. English: topographic name denoting someone who lived on land which had been cleared for cultivation, Old French assart, essart ‘woodland cleared for cultivation’ + the habitational suffix -er.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press