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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