Meaning and Origin of Santo - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Santo

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : A saint

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese : from the personal name Santo, from santo ‘holy’. In some instances the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a pious individual.
  • Americanized spelling of Hungarian Szántó (see Szanto).