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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sagar

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  • According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Sagar is of Sanskrit origin and means "Sea".
  • According to a user from India, the name Sagar is of Hindi origin and means "Sea".
  • A user from India says the name Sagar is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Sea".
Other origins: Hindu

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Notable Persons Named Sagar

Sagar Siddiqui was a ghazal, nazm, and free verse urdu poetry. Sagar was given the name Muhammad Akhtar in 1928 in Ambala, British India. He passed away on July 19th, 1974.


Sagar Ballary is a film director, writer, and screenwriter. Sagar was born in 1975 in Mumbai.


Sagar was born on September 15th, 1993 in Mumbai, India.


Sagar Sen was a rabindrasangeet, bengali modern songs, playback, rabindra sangeet, music of bengal, and playback singer musician. He was most active from 1958 to 1983. Sagar was born Sagar Sen on May 15th, 1932 in Faridpur District. He died on January 4th, 1983.


Sagar Sarowar was a journalist and editor, tv news, and journalist. Sagar was given the name Golam Mustofa Sarowar in 1975 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They passed away on February 11th, 2012.


Sagar Sarhadi is a short story, playwright, film director, screenwriter, film producer, short story writer, play writer, and film directorfilm writer. Sagar was given the name Ganga Sagar Talwar on May 11th, 1933. Sagar is also known as sagar.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sagar

Siddharth Sagar is a comedian and actor. His ongoing career started in 2009. Siddharth was born on June 15th, 1993 in Delhi.


Ramanand Sagar was a film producer, director, and writer. Ramanand was given the name Chandramauli Chopra on December 29th, 1917 in Lahore, Punjab, British India. He breathed his last breath on December 12th, 2005.


Raja Hasan is a filmi entertainer, singer, sa re ga ma pa challenge 2007 finalist, singing, and sa re ga ma pa challenge 2007. He plays Vocals. Raja was given the name Raja Hasan Sagar in 1981.


Shalini Kapoor Sagar is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 1996. Shalini was born on January 29th, 1978 in Kolkata.


Preeti Sagar is a pop music and indian classical music singing and playback singer. She has been prominent since 1969. Preeti was born in Presidencies and provinces of British India.


He died on December 25th, 2012.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 6 0 6
1976 8 0 8
1977 12 0 12
1978 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1981 16 0 16
1982 21 0 21
1983 16 0 16
1984 19 0 19
1985 24 0 24
1986 47 0 47
1987 39 0 39
1988 46 0 46
1989 51 0 51
1990 30 0 30
1991 43 0 43
1992 52 0 52
1993 58 0 58
1994 53 0 53
1995 48 0 48
1996 43 0 43
1997 56 0 56
1998 43 0 43
1999 48 0 48
2000 26 0 26
2001 38 0 38
2002 16 0 16
2003 20 0 20
2004 18 0 18
2005 14 0 14
2006 9 0 9
2007 13 0 13
2008 13 0 13
2009 10 0 10
2010 6 0 6
2011 6 0 6
2012 5 0 5
2013 9 0 9
2015 8 0 8
2016 6 0 6
2017 5 0 5

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Popularity of Sagar as a first name

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Popularity of Sagar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sagar U.S.
  White 43.47% 64.26%
  African American 2.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 47.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sagar

People with the last name Sagar are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Sagar

  • How Popular is the name Sagar? Sagar is the 10,487th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sagar was the 23,268th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sagar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,012 babies born with the first name Sagar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sagar to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sagar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sagar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sagar is Wednesday, October 23rd, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Sagar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sagar was in 1993 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Sagar Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sagar is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Sagar: Your name in reverse order is Ragas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raags. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sagar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,095 people with the last name Sagar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sagar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sagar as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k 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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