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  • Adelina Santos Rodriguez (1920 - 2021)
    Adelina Santos-Rodriguez was a Filipina politician who served as the first woman Mayor of Quezon City from 1976 to 1986. She was married to Isidro Rodriguez, a softball official and former Governor of ...
  • Agela Santos-Montilla (1905 - 1995)
  • Alberta Santos Uitangcoy (1865 - 1953)
    Alberta “Iding” Santos Uitangcoy was among "The Brave Women of Malolos". She received higher education at Colegio de la Concordia. At 23, she was chosen, along with Basilia Tantoco, to present the lett...
  • Santos Dumont, o Pai da Aviação (1873 - 1932)
    Alberto Santos-Dumont , (born July 20, 1873, Cabangu, near Palmyra [now Santos-Dumont], Minas Gerais, Brazil —died July 23, 1932, Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil), Brazilian aviation pioneer who captured th...

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.