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Santerre Family History

Santerre Name Meaning
French: habitational name from a place to the southeast of the Somme river, named with Latin sana terra ‘healthy, wholesome land’.

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

26,155 Historical Documents with Santerre on Ancestry.com
7,285 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
722 Military Records
499 Immigration Records
6,687 Census and Voter Lists
10,962 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Santerre Families

  • Number of Santerre families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Santerre families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Santerre last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Santerre census records

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Santerre Family Origin

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Santerre Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Santerre

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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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Santerre Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Santerre census records

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Santerre Civil War Service Records

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