Name: Sánchez

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sánchez

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    (SAN shez)
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    Spanish speaking countries
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    Sánchez is a Spanish surname originally given to sons of Sancho. Sancho was an extremely popular Spanish and Portuguese medieval given name. It is derived from the Latin Sanctius, a name which appears at first glance to come from the Latin 'sanctus' ('saint') but which is thought to actually be derived from an earlier, pre-Roman name.

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