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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Saban mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Saban

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  • A submission from Alabama, United States says the name Saban means "Soap maker" and is of Arabic origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Saban

Šaban Šaulić is a singer. He was most active from 1969 to present. Šaban was born Šaban Šaulić on September 6th, 1951 in Šabac.


Šaban Bajramović was a serbian–romani music, jazz, blues, and romani music singer-songwriter. He plays Vocals. His career lasted from 1964 to 1964. Šaban was born on April 16th, 1936 in Niš. He passed away on June 8th, 2008.


Şaban Özdoğan is a soccer player for the Holbæk B&I, BK Avarta, Kjøbenhavns Boldklub, F.C. Copenhagen, Svebølle B&I, Denmark national football team, and Denmark national under-17 football team. Şaban was born on March 14th, 1990 in Copenhagen.


Şaban was born in 1949 in Kırklareli, Turkey.


Şaban was born on January 1st, 1981 in Akçaabat, Turkey.


Şaban Genişyürek is a sports team member for the Denizlispor.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Saban

Nick Saban is a college coach. Nick was born on October 31st, 1951 in Fairmont, West Virginia.


Haim Saban is a businessman, financier, musician, record, and film & television producer. Haim was born on October 15th, 1944 in Alexandria. Haim is also known as Hebrew: חיים סבן.


Lou Saban was an american football player. His career lasted from 1946 to 1949. Lou was born on October 13th, 1921 in Brookfield, Illinois. He left this life on March 29th, 2009.


Cheryl was given the name Cheryl Lynn Flor on April 30th, 1951 in San Diego, California, U.S.


Maya Saban is a musician. Maya was born on October 8th, 1978 in Berlin.


Mario was born on February 12th, 1966 in Buenos Aires.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Saban as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Saban U.S.
  White 69.62% 64.26%
  African American 3.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 20.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Saban

People with the last name Saban are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Saban

  • How Popular is the name Saban? Saban is the 38,696th most popular name of all time. As a last name Saban was the 27,918th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Saban have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87 babies born with the first name Saban in the United States. That's more than enough people named Saban to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Saban? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Saban first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Saban is Saturday, May 31st, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Saban born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saban was in 2017 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Saban: Your name in reverse order is Nabas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Baasn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Saban? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 859 people with the last name Saban.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Saban? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Saban as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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