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Santos Name Meaning

from a personal name, byname, or nickname, dos Santos (from Spanish Todos los Santos ‘All Saints’, Portuguese Todos os santos), typically bestowed on a child born on All Saints’ Day. in many cases, a habitational name from any of the places named Santos, from the dedication of a local church or shrine to all the saints. This is a very common Portuguese surname.

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


Similar surnames: Santo, Canto, Santoro, Antos, Santor, Banton, Sando, Sanzo, Salto

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Santos Family Origin

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Santos Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Santos family was Barber. The most common Santos occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Santos's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Santos.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Barber

    4%

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Santos Historical Records

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Santos Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Santos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Santos in 1942 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

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