patronymic in origin, meaning it was based on the first name of a forefather. In this case, De sanctis is derived from the Latin word "sanctus," meaning "holy" or "devout," thus the original bearer of the name was known to be a holy and devout person.
Early Origins of the De sanctis family
Piedmont, Lombardy and Tuscany.
Early History of the De sanctis family
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De sanctis Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: De Santi, De Santis, Santo, Santucci, Santino, De Sanctis and many more.
Early Notables of the De sanctis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the De sanctis family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio Desantis, 54; who came to New York in 1882.
Contemporary Notables of the name De sanctis (post 1700)
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