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Santos Name Meaning

from a personal name, byname, or nickname, dos Santos (from Spanish Todos los Santos ‘All Saints’, Portuguese Todos os santos), typically bestowed on a child born on All Saints’ Day. in many cases, a habitational name from any of the places named Santos, from the dedication of a local church or shrine to all the saints. This is a very common Portuguese surname.

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


Similar surnames: Santo, Canto, Santoro, Antos, Santor, Banton, Sando, Sanzo, Salto

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Santos Family Origin

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Santos Family Occupations

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  • Commission Agent

    25%
  • Green Grocer

    25%
  • Mariner

    25%
  • Sailor

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Santos family was Sailor. Commission Agent, Green Grocer and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Santos. The most common Santos occupation in the UK was Commission Agent. 25% of Santos's were Commission Agents.

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Santos Historical Records

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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