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Sancho Family History

Sancho Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from Sancho a popular medieval personal name which is probably from Latin Sanc(t)ius a derivative of sanctus ‘holy’. The personal name was borne by a 9th-century Christian martyr of Cordova.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Macho, Sanzo, Mancha, Sanches, Santo, Sanchez, Janco, Ranch, Sacco

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Where is the Sancho family from?

You can see how Sancho families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sancho family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sancho families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 27 Sancho families living in Louisiana. This was about 37% of all the recorded Sancho's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Sancho families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sancho surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sancho ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sancho. 78% of Sancho men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Sancho women worked as a Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Porter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sancho. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sancho census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sancho. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 399 military records available for the last name Sancho. For the veterans among your Sancho ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sancho lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sancho life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Sancho in 1963 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

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