The French surname Sarthou is of occupational
origin, as it is derived from the type of work the original bearer did, or the profession he pursued. In this particular case, the name is based on the Latin word "sartor," which literally means "tailor." Thus, the original bearer of the surname Sarthou was a tailor by profession.
Early Origins of the Sarthou family
The surname Sarthou was first found in the region of Languedoc
, where the family had been established for many centuries, and held many lands and estates.
Early History of the Sarthou family
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Sarthou Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sartes, Sartou, Sarthou, Sarto, Sartori, Sastre and others.
Early Notables of the Sarthou family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sarthou family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Sartori who arrived in New Orleans in 1850 at the age of 22; and Martin Sartori, who settled in New Orleans in 1850.