Name Element SANCTUS

TYPE: Word

Meaning & History

Latin word meaning "holy, saintly".
VARIANT: sanctorum
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Xanti (Basque), Cydney, Seymour, Sidney, Sydney, Sydnie, Sinclair, Sydne (English), Santa, Santo (Italian), Santiago (Portuguese), Santiago, Santos (Spanish)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Sempers, Seymour, Sidney, Sinclair, St John, Sydney (English), St Martin, St Pierre (French), De Santis, Santo, Santoro (Italian), Santana, Santiago, Santos (Portuguese), De Santiago, San Nicolás, Santana, Santiago, Santos (Spanish)
PLACE NAME DESCENDANTS: St John, Sydney (English), Saint Clair, Saint Denis, Saint Martin, Saint Maur, Saint Pierre (French), Santana, Santiago (Portuguese), San Nicolás, Santa Ana, Santiago (Spanish)
Entry added January 10, 2017