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Sante Family History

Sante Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the female personal name Sente (Latin Sancta; compare Saint). This may sometimes have been a reinterpreted derivative of a Germanic personal name ending in -sind (-swind, -swinth). Dutch (Van Sante): habitational name for someone from Xanten on the Lower Rhine.

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


Similar surnames: Sant, Santa, Santer, Ante, Senne, Sasse, Santo, Santi, Sande, Santee

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Where is the Sante family from?

You can see how Sante families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sante family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Sante families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Sante families living in Missouri. This was about 31% of all the recorded Sante's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Sante families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sante surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sante ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sante. 30% of Sante men worked as a Laborer and 56% of Sante women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sante were Operator and Nurse.

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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
    30%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Operator
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    56%
  • New Worker
    23%
  • Nurse
    23%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sante 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 Sante. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sante. For the veterans among your Sante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sante lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2003, in the United States, Sante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Sante in 1941 was 32, and 74 in 2003.

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