Sabine

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sabine

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  • According to a user from Iowa, United States, the name Sabine is of Unknown origin and means "Beautiful and courageous also outgoing. we love to talk and are very confident in ourselves, we love to finish what we started and are overachievers".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Sa"bine
Of or pertaining to the ancient Sabines, a people of Italy.

Etymology: L. Sabinus

noun Sab"ine
See Savin.

Etymology: F., fr. L. Sabina herba, fr. Sabini the Sabines. Cf. Savin

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A river in eastern Texas that flows south into the Gulf of Mexico
  2. A member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people of the central Apennines north of Rome who were conquered and assimilated into the Roman state in 290 BC
  3. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Sabines
Wiktionary
  1. (botany) Alternative form of savin

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

Notable Persons Named Sabine

Sabine Schmitz is a motorsport, celebrity, racing driver, and television personality. Sabine was born on May 14th, 1969 in Adenau. Sabine is also known as Sabine Reck, SpeedBee, and Queen of the Ring.

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Sabine was born on September 22nd, 1989 in Troisdorf.

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Sabine Bergmann-Pohl is a president. Her career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Sabine was born on April 20th, 1946 in Eisenach.

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Sabine Moussier is an actress. She was most active from 1996 to present. Sabine was given the name Diana Sabine Moussier on July 12th, 1965 in Leverkusen.

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Sabine Meyer is a classical clarinetist, classical music, and classicalclarinetist. Sabine was born Sabine Meyer on March 30th, 1959 in - Crailsheim.

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Sabine Azéma is a stage and film actress and director. She was most active from 1975 to 1975. Sabine was born on September 20th, 1949.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sabine

Wallace Clement Sabine was a scientist in the field of acoustics. Wallace was born on June 13th, 1868. He died on January 19th, 1919.

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Sir Edward Sabine was a scientist in the fields of astronomy, geophysics, ornithology, and botany. Edward was born on October 14th, 1788 in Dublin, Ireland. He breathed his last breath on June 26th, 1883.

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G. H. Sabine was a professor of philosophy. G. was born in 1880. He breathed his last breath in 1961.

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He was most active from 1852 to 1853. Lorenzo was born on February 28th, 1803 in New Concord , New Hampshire. He died on April 14th, 1877.

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Charles Sabine is a journalist and television journalist. Charles was born on April 20th, 1960 in Rinteln, West Germany.

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He breathed his last breath on October 24th, 1739.

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How popular is the baby name Sabine in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 5 0
1921 5 5 0
1956 5 5 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 14 14 0
1959 19 19 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 14 14 0
1962 22 22 0
1963 23 23 0
1964 25 25 0
1965 26 26 0
1966 29 29 0
1967 28 28 0
1968 25 25 0
1969 36 36 0
1970 41 41 0
1971 32 32 0
1972 27 27 0
1973 26 26 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 23 23 0
1976 24 24 0
1977 24 24 0
1978 21 21 0
1979 17 17 0
1980 29 29 0
1981 21 21 0
1982 22 22 0
1983 20 20 0
1984 26 26 0
1985 23 23 0
1986 28 28 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 23 23 0
1989 25 25 0
1990 25 25 0
1991 22 22 0
1992 30 30 0
1993 32 32 0
1994 22 22 0
1995 36 36 0
1996 36 36 0
1997 66 66 0
1998 54 54 0
1999 40 40 0
2000 55 55 0
2001 69 69 0
2002 81 81 0
2003 74 74 0
2004 63 63 0
2005 90 90 0
2006 92 92 0
2007 108 108 0
2008 101 101 0
2009 106 106 0
2010 98 98 0
2011 70 70 0
2012 101 101 0
2013 92 92 0
2014 97 97 0
2015 95 95 0
2016 77 77 0
2017 94 94 0

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Popularity of Sabine as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sabine U.S.
  White 87.69% 64.26%
  African American 3.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.34% 16.26%

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People with the last name Sabine are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sabine

  • How Popular is the name Sabine? Sabine is the 5,563rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sabine was the 22,707th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sabine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,720 babies born with the first name Sabine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sabine to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sabine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sabine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sabine is Friday, January 18th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Sabine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sabine was in 2007 with a total of 108 babies.
  • Random Sabine Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sabine is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 23 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Sabine: Your name in reverse order is Enibas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Biaens. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sabine? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,129 people with the last name Sabine.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sabine? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sabine as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k 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).
  • 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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