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Gender: Male Origin of Sancho: Spanish variation of Santos Meaning of Santos: Spanish, "saint, holy"

The name Sancho is a boy's name of Spanish origin. Sancho and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

Name of nine provincial Spanish kings, but more likely to conjure up Sancho Panza, the hapless squire of Don Quixote.

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Famous People Named Sancho

Sancho I and II, Kings of Portugal
Sancho I-VII, Kings of Navarre
Sancho I-IV, Kings of León and/or Castille
Sancho, King of Majorca
Sancho I-VI, Dukes of Gascony
Sancho Manuel de Vilhena, 1st Count of Vila Flor, Portuguese aristocrat and military leader
(Félix Ángel) Sancho Gracia, Spanish actor

Pop Culture References for the name Sancho

Sancho Panza, squire in Cervantes' "Don Quixote"

Sauncho, Santón, Sanctio, Sanchez, Sanctos