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The surname De santi is patronymic in origin, meaning it was based on the first name of a forefather. In this case, De santi 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.

De santi Early Origins



The surname De santi was first found in northern Italy, particularly in the regions of Piedmont, Lombardy and Tuscany.

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De santi Spelling Variations


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De santi Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: De Santi, De Santis, Santo, Santucci, Santino, De Sanctis and many more.

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De santi Early History


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De santi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De santi research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1433 is included under the topic Early De santi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De santi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De santi Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Teodoro Santi di Alessandria, who waged war in Inghilterra, in the 10th century, under the flag of Arnolfo VI, count...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De santi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

De santi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Enrichetta Desanti, aged 23, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • Giuseppe DeSanti, aged 21, who arrived in America, in 1892
  • Isabella Desanti, aged 70, who arrived in America, in 1892

De santi Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Antonio DeSanti, aged 13, who arrived in America from Atena, Italy, in 1904
  • Berenzio Desanti, aged 35, who arrived in America from Badio, Italy, in 1907
  • Alberto DeSanti, aged 18, who arrived in America from Massarosa, Italy, in 1907
  • Giovanni Desanti, aged 18, who arrived in America from Varlan, Austria, in 1910
  • Ernesto Desanti, aged 17, who arrived in America from Yutrovacgna, Italy, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name De santi (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De santi (post 1700)



  • Antonio Álvarez Desanti (b. 1958), Costa Rican businessman and politician

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    2. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The De santi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De santi Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 May 2015 at 11:40.

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