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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.

De santis Early Origins



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

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De santis Spelling Variations


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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.

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De santis Early History


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De santis Early History



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

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De santis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De santis 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 santis 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 santis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Desantis, 54, who setted in New York in 1882

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Contemporary Notables of the name De santis (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De santis (post 1700)



  • 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
  • Marko DeSantis (b. 1972), American music professional
  • Anthony DeSantis (1914-2007), American entrepreneur and theater owner in Chicago
  • Tullio Francesco DeSantis (b. 1948), American contemporary artist, writer, and teacher
  • Eliana De Santis, Italian actress
  • John DeSantis, Canadian actor
  • Nick DeSantis (b. 1967), former professional soccer player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    6. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    7. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The De santis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De santis 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 17 July 2016 at 21:42.

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