Santor Family History

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Santor Name Meaning

probably from an altered short form of the personal name Alexander. Compare Sander, Santer. possibly a nickname based on Slavic satori ‘to chatter idly’, to wag one’s tongue’.

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

Similar surnames: Santer, Sandor, Santos, Santo, Santi, Sander, Sartor, Santoro, Cantor

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Santor Family Origin

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Santor Family Occupations

What did your Santor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Santor family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Cook U.S.N. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Santor. The most common Santor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Santor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cook U.S.N.

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Santor ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Santor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Santor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Santor 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 704 immigration records available for the last name Santor. 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 339 military records available for the last name Santor. For the veterans among your Santor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Santor Life Expectancy

What is the average Santor lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Santor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Santor in 1945 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Santor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Santor ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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