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Santry Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French seintuarie ‘sanctuary’, ‘shrine’ (Late Latin sanctuarium, a derivative of sanctus ‘holy’); a topographic name for someone who lived near a shrine, or a nickname for someone who had had occasion to take sanctuary in a church or monastery, where he would have been afforded immunity from arrest or injury.

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


Similar surnames: Chantry, Sant, Gentry, Autry, Langtry, Sante, Santos, Santoro, Sankey

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Santry Family Origin

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Santry Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

In 1880, the most common Santry occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Santry's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Santry. A less common occupation for the Santry family was Brick Mason.

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Santry Historical Records

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Santry Life Expectancy

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