De santis History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname De santis is patronymic in origin, meaning it was based on the first name of a forefather. In this case, De santis 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 santis family
The surname De santis was first found in northern Italy, particularly in the regions of Piedmont, Lombardy and Tuscany.
Early History of the De santis family
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De santis 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 santis family (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...
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De santis Ranking
In the United States, the name De santis is the 3,604th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. 
| De santis migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
De santis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Antonio Desantis, 54, who settled in New York in 1882
|Contemporary Notables of the name De santis (post 1700) ||+|
- Ronald Dion "Ron" DeSantis (b. 1978), American politician and attorney, 46th Governor of Florida since 2019
- Vincent J. DeSantis (b. 1926), American Republican politician, Mayor of Glens Falls, New York, 1994-97 
- Sherolyn Smith DeSantis, American Republican politician, Member of New Mexico Republican State Executive Committee, 2002; Vice-chair of New Mexico Republican Party, 2002 
- Salvatore C. Desantis, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 2nd District, 1974 
- Margaret DeSantis, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980 
- Louis DeSantis, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1932; Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1933, 1934; 
- John T. DeSantis, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1947 
- Carol Ann DeSantis, American Democratic Party politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1994 
- Daniel J. DeSantis (1918-2004), former American football running back in the National Football League
- Joe DeSantis (b. 1957), American color commentator for the radio and TV broadcasts
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