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Spelling variations of this family name include: disanto, Santos, Santo, Santero, Dossantos, Di Santo and many more.

First found in Castile, predominant among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Early settlers to the New World include Sebastián Santos, who arrived in America in 1517; Francisco Santos, who arrived in New Spain in 1534; María de los Santos, who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1778.

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Some noteworthy people of the name Dossantos
  • Giovani dos Santos Ramírez (b. 1989), Mexican footballer
  • Julio Daniel dos Santos Rodríguez (b. 1983), Paraguayan footballer
  • Marcelino dos Santos (b. 1929), Mozambican poet, revolutionary, and statesman
  • Antonio Carlos Dos Santos (b. 1979), Brazilian footballer
  • José Eduardo dos Santos (b. 1942), Angolan politician and the current President of Angola
  • Marcos Paulo dos Santos (b. 1981), Brazilian footballer
  • Alex José dos Santos (1981-1982), known as Alex dos Santos, a Brazilian footballer
  • Manuel dos Santos Fernandes (b. 1974), known as Dos Santos, is a retired Cape Verdean-born French footballer
  • Freddy dos Santos (b. 1976), former Norwegian footballer
  • Marcelo dos Santos (b. 1979), mostly known as Marcelo Cabrita is a Brazilian football forward


Learn More About Spanish Surnames



Aragon, which is a region of northeastern Spain in the Iberian peninsula. Aragon has a proud cultural heritage and its own unique language. In 1137, the regions of Aragon and Catalonia united to form the Crown of Aragon, whose illustrious line of kings led the reconquest of the eastern peninsula from the Muslims. The Crown of Aragon extended its Mediterranean empire with the recapture of Mallorca in 1229 and Sicily in 1282 and it remained an important power throughout the Middle Ages. In 1469, King Ferdinand of Aragon married Isabella of Castile and this union brought together the two most powerful kingdoms of Spain to create a united Spanish nation.



Following the decline of the Roman Empire, in the 5th century AD, the Visigoths came to control the peninsula. Part of the Visigothic legacy to Spanish civilization was the introduction of the institution of monarchy. Several centuries later, in 711, the Visigothic kingdom in Spain was invaded by Muslims. Aside from a nucleus of resistance which was maintained in the north, the Muslim victory was complete by the year 718.



Spain, which is presently a state that includes the Balearic and Canary Islands and is in southwestern Europe, was originally settled by the Iberians. In the first millennium BC, the Celts, who were from central Europe, invaded and began to mingle with the native Iberians. Later, Greeks and Carthaginians colonized the coasts; however, they were replaced by the Romans by the 3rd century BC.



In 420, The Visigoths captured Spain from the Vandals and proudly returned it to Rome. Unfortunately, 18 years later the Suevi overran the peninsula.


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