Sante Family History
Sante Name Meaning
French (also Santé): probably a nickname for a healthy person from French santé ‘good health’. Galician Asturian-Leonese and Spanish (southwestern): habitational name from one of several places called Sante in Galicia Portugal and Asturias from a Visigothic personal name. This surname is also found in the Philippines. German: from the female personal name Sente (from Latin Sancta; compare Saint ). This may sometimes have been a reinterpreted derivative of an ancient Germanic personal name ending in -sind (-swind -swinth). Dutch (Van Sante): habitational name for someone from Xanten on the Lower Rhine. Italian: from the personal name Sante (see Santo ). Probably also an Americanized form of Italian Santi .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022