Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Santiago Surname Origin
(Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish) habitational name from any of the numerous places named for the dedication of their churches to St. James (Sant Iago).
Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.
Santiago Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Santiago family history than the origin of your surname:
A Santiago Family History Thought:
'Not to know what happened before we were born is to remain perpetually a child. For what is the worth of a human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history' -- Cicero