What does Santos mean?

Definitions for Santos
ˈsæn təssan·tos

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Santos.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Santosnoun

    a port city in southwestern Brazil on an offshore island near Sao Paulo


  1. santos

    "Santos" is a term derived from Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian languages. It translates to "saints" in English. It is commonly used as a surname in these cultures. It can also refer to a city in Brazil known as Santos. The term is broadly associated with individuals or entities that exhibit extreme holiness, virtue, or benevolence.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Santos is ranked #206 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Santos surname appeared 137,232 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 47 would have the surname Santos.

    62.2% or 85,358 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    20% or 27,529 total occurrences were White.
    13.3% or 18,279 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.3% or 3,170 total occurrences were Black.
    1.8% or 2,539 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.2% or 371 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Santos in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Santos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Santos in a Sentence

  1. George Santos:

    George Santos represents the kind of progress than the Left is so threatened by – a gay, Latino, first generation American and Republican who won a Biden district in overwhelming fashion by showing everyday voters that there is a better option than the broken promises and failed policies of the Democratic Party. After four years in the public eye, and on the verge of being sworn in as a member of the Republican led 118th Congress, the New York Times launches this shotgun blast of attacks, it is no surprise that Congressman-elect Santos has enemies at the New York Times who are attempting to smear his good name with these defamatory allegations. As Winston Churchill famously stated, ‘You have enemies? Good. It means that you’ve stood up for something, sometime in you life,'.

  2. Dan Goldman:

    The web of lies George Santos used to defraud George Santos voters is a threat to our free and fair elections, and we have an obligation to ensure nothing like this ever happens again, his entire candidacy for Congress was predicated on a campaign of disinformation designed to deceive the voters. George Santos lied about George Santos entire biography and resume, including religion, family history, education, and professional experience. I am proud to join my fellow New York Congressman Ritchie Torres to introduce this critical piece of legislation to safeguard the democratic process.

  3. George Santos:

    Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country.” George Santos

  4. Democratic House:

    Kevin McCarthy owns George Santos, lock, stock and barrel, if George Santos wasn’t seated, what would the math have been for Speaker McCarthy? He would have had to flip another vote or get two people to vote ‘present.’.

  5. Club America:

    Dos Santos underwent a medical evaluation where it was determined Dos Santos suffered an injury to Dos Santos right quadriceps, a bone lesion has been ruled out.

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    causing disapproval or protest
    • A. obnoxious
    • B. hatched
    • C. dependable
    • D. plush

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