Santangelo Family History

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Santangelo Name Meaning

habitational name from any of numerous places, especially in the south, named Sant’Angelo for a local shrine or church dedicated to St. Angelo, as for example Sant’Angelo a Cupolo (Benevento), Sant’Angelo a Fasanella (Salerno), Sant’Angelo all’Esca and Sant’Angelo a Scala (Avellino), Sant’Angelo d’Alife (Caserta), and Sant’Angelo del Pesco (Molise). in some cases, possibly a compound personal name composed of the elements Santo + Angelo.

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

Similar surnames: San Angelo, Carangelo, Fratangelo, St. Angelo, Mastrangelo, Santiago

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Santangelo Ethnicity Estimate

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These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Santangelo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Santangelo Family Origin

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Santangelo Family Occupations

What did your Santangelo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Santangelo occupation in the USA was Musician. 50% of Santangelo's were Musicians. Musician and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Santangelo.

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  • Musician

  • Shoemaker


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Santangelo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Santangelo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Santangelo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Santangelo. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Santangelo. For the veterans among your Santangelo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Santangelo Life Expectancy

What is the average Santangelo lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Santangelo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Santangelo in 1945 was 23, and 79 in 2004.

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