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Santos Genealogy and Santos Family History Information

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  • Santos Dumont, o Pai da Aviação (1873 - 1932)
    Alberto Santos-Dumont (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐwˈbɛʁtu ˈsɐ̃tuz duˈmõ]; 20 July 1873 – 23 July 1932) was a Brazilian aviation pioneer. The heir of a wealthy family of coffee producers, Santos Dumont...
  • Alicia de Santos (deceased)
    Alicia Cabarrus de Santos-Maloles was crowned Miss Luzon at the 5th National Beauty Contest at the 1931 Manila Carnival. She resigned from the post, necessitating her replacement. More here: .
  • Carlinhos Brown
    Carlinhos Brown Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre. Carlinhos Brown, nome artístico de Antônio Carlos Santos de Freitas, (Salvador, 23 de novembro de 1962) é um cantor, percussionista, compo...

About the Santos surname

The Santos surname my family carry came from the Delos Santos surname from Gapan, Nueva Ecija, Philippines which is reflected on my and my brother's Birth Certificate.

Note: The Delos surname referred above is a substantiation of the Spanish "de" + "los" (proposition plus article); thus it is a connector particle similar to the German 'Von' or the Arabic 'Ibn'...

Also Santos (which literally means the 'Holy Ones') is a rather common surname in both Spain and Portugal, as well as in all territories that were once under their extensive colonial influence.