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Sanchez Surname Origin
(Spanish) Castilianized variant of Basque Zaraitzu, a habitational name from a town so named in Navarre.
Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.
Sanchez Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Sanchez family history than the origin of your surname:
A Sanchez Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738