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Santander Family History

Santander Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from Santander, the regional capital of Cantabria, named in Latin as Sanctus Emeterius.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

34,445 Historical Documents with Santander on Ancestry.com
30,545 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
46 Military Records
805 Immigration Records
1,283 Census and Voter Lists
1,766 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Santander Families

  • Number of Santander families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Santander last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Santander census records

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Santander Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Santander families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Santander Immigration Information

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You can find out when most of the Santander families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Santander

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Santander Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Santander ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Santander

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