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

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Saint Family Origin

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Saint Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saint. A less common occupation for the Saint family was Bricklayer. The most common Saint occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Saint's were Farmers.

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Saint Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Saint life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Saint in 1950 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saint

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