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Santos History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Portuguese, Spanish


The Santos surname is derived from the Latin word "sanctus," which meant "blameless" or "holy," and is also the root of the English word "Saint." Thus the first bearers of this name were most likely strongly religious. It is also thought that this name was sometimes given to those born on All Saints' Day.

Early Origins of the Santos family


The surname Santos was first found in Andalucia, a vast region that once encompassed much of the Southern part of the Iberian peninsula.

Early History of the Santos family


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Santos Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Santos, Santo, Espirito Santo, Santero and others.

Early Notables of the Santos family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Santos family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Santos Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Sebastián Santos, who arrived in America in 1517
  • Francisco Santos, who arrived in New Spain in 1534
  • Francisco Santos who settled in New Spain in 1534
  • Lorenzo Santos who immigrated to Cartagena in 1577
  • Antonio de Santos who arrived in Peru in 1594
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Santos Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Antonio Santos, who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1778 with his wife, María del Pino
  • María de los Santos, who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1778
  • Antonio Santos, who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1778 with his wife María del Pino
  • Josefa de los Santos, who arrived in New Orleans in 1779

Santos Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maria Santos, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1802 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Antonio Santos, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Miguel Ezequiel DeLos Santos, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1804 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Sebastian Santos, who landed in America in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pedro Santos, who arrived in America in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Santos Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Manuel Santos, who was naturalized in Texas in 1908

Contemporary Notables of the name Santos (post 1700)


  • Gilbert A. "Gil" Santos (1938-2018), American radio play-by-play announcer for the New England Patriots, inductee into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame
  • Steven E. Santos, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 2012
  • Tom Y. Santos, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 11th District, 2000
  • Ruben M. Santos, American politician, Mayor of Waco, Texas, 1985-86
  • Robert Santos, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004
  • Rene Santos, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly 86th District, 2013
  • Miriam Santos, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996
  • Luiz F. da S. Santos (b. 1861), American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Maranhao, 1891-98
  • Leonard L. Santos, American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1950
  • Gustavo Santos, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008
  • ... (Another 22 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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