Santry Family History
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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