Sant Family History

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Sant Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Saint. Italian (northeastern): variant of Santo. Dutch (also de Sant): nickname from Middle Dutch sant ‘saint’. Dutch: variant of van Sant. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sand. Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu (Brahman) name meaning ‘saint’, ‘holy man’.

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

Similar surnames: Sand, Saint, Mann, Sane, Want, Fant, Sani, Gant, Pant, Sante

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Sant Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sant name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sant. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


  • Sweden


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Sant Family Origin

Where is the Sant family from?

Sant Family Occupations

What did your Sant ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sant occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Sant's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sant. A less common occupation for the Sant family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Gardener

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sant ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sant Historical Records

What Sant family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Sant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sant 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Sant. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Sant. For the veterans among your Sant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sant Life Expectancy

What is the average Sant lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sant in 1962 was 77, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sant 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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