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TYPE: Settlement & River
CONTRIBUTOR: Fanny on 12/30/2014
Meaning & History
Means "Saint Anthony" from Spanish san
"Saint" + Antonio
, a Spanish form of the given name ANTHONY
. The river was named after San Antonio de Padua by the first governor of Spanish Texas, Domingo Terán de los Ríos in 1691. A city on the river is named after it.