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Origin and Meaning of Sago

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  • A user from Ohio, United States says the name Sago is of German origin and means "Gift of god".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Sa"go
A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the stems of several East Indian and Malayan palm trees, but chiefly from the Metroxylon Sagu; also from several cycadaceous plants (Cycas revoluta Zamia integrifolia, etc.).

Etymology: Malay. sāgu

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  1. Powdery starch from certain sago palms; used in Asia as a food thickener and textile stiffener

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Popularity of Sago as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sago U.S.
  White 43.31% 64.26%
  African American 43.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 6.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sago

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Fun Facts about the name Sago

  • How Popular is the name Sago? As a last name Sago was the 29,719th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sago first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sago is Saturday, March 31st, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Sago? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sago. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sago: Your name in reverse order is Ogas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Soag. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sago? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 792 people with the last name Sago.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sago? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sago as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Sago born Jan 18, 1946

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1225. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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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).