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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

What did your Santry ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

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

Santry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Santry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Santry 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Santry. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Santry. For the veterans among your Santry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Santry Life Expectancy

What is the average Santry lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Santry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Santry in 1956 was 65, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Santry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Santry 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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