Santoro Family History

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Santoro Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a personal name, originally bestowed on someone who was born on All Saints’ Day, Italian santoro, from Late Latin sanctorum (omnium dies festus) ‘(feast day of all) the saints’.

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

Similar surnames: Santos, Santora, Sartor, Santor, Santori, Cantore, Santore, Santry

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Santoro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Santoro name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Santoro Family Origin

Where is the Santoro family from?

Santoro Family Occupations

What did your Santoro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Santoro occupation in the USA was Barber. 100% of Santoro's were Barbers.

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  • Barber


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

Santoro Historical Records

What Santoro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Santoro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Santoro 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Santoro. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Santoro. For the veterans among your Santoro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Santoro Life Expectancy

What is the average Santoro lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Santoro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Santoro in 1945 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Santoro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Santoro 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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