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Origin and Meaning of Lasagna

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. A baked dish of layers of lasagna{2} pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables; -- a popular dish of Italian cuisine.
  2. large flat rectangular strips of pasta.
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  1. Very wide flat strips of pasta
  2. Baked dish of layers of lasagna pasta with sauce and cheese and meat or vegetables

From Italian lasagna, lasagne, from Latin lasanum (“cooking pot”), from Ancient Greek λάσανον (lásanon, “trivet or stand for a pot”), pl. λάσανα (lásana). Others argue the Italian lasagna originally derived from the Arabic (Semitic) lawzinaj ("almond cake").

  1. A flat sheet of pasta.
  2. An Italian baked dish comprising layers of such pasta with (usually) bolognese and bechamel sauce.

lasagna was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lasagna

Kevin Lasagna is a soccer player for the Carpi F.C. 1909, A.S.D. Cerea 1912, and A.C. Este. Kevin was born on August 10th, 1992 in San Benedetto Po.


Louis Lasagna was a physician and professor. Louis was born in 22 in Queens. He died in 6.


Fabrizio Lasagna is a soccer player for the U.S. Avellino 1912, U.S. Vibonese Calcio, Paganese Calcio 1926, and S.S. Milazzo. Fabrizio was born on January 19th, 1988 in Palermo. Fabrizio is also known as Lasagna and Fabrizio.


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Popularity of Lasagna as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lasagna U.S.
  White 92.37% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lasagna

People with the last name Lasagna are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lasagna

  • How Popular is the name Lasagna? As a last name Lasagna was the 129,825th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lasagna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lasagna is Sunday, February 11th, 1968.
  • How unique is the name Lasagna? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lasagna. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lasagna: Your name in reverse order is Angasal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asnalag. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lasagna? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 131 people with the last name Lasagna.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lasagna? Lasagna is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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