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From Hindi (Hindustani), from Arabic سَائِس (sāʾis, “stableman, groom”), from سَاس (sās, “to tend a horse”).

  1. (India) A groom, or servant with responsibility for the horses.
  2. (Malaya, dated) usually : chauffeur, driver.
    A 1919 photograph of M. C. Westerman, Mr. and Mrs. Soeters, and a chauffeur, in Ambarawa, Central Java, Dutch East Indies

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    sais was also found in the following language(s): French, Indonesian, Portuguese, and Tok Pisin

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sais

    Marin Sais was an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1910 to 1953. Marin was given the name Mae Smith on August 2nd, 1890 in San Rafael, California, U.S. She passed away on December 31st, 1971.


    Tatjana Sais was an actress. Her career lasted from 1937 to 1967. Tatjana was born on January 28th, 1910 in Frankfurt. She breathed her last breath on February 26th, 1981.



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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Sais U.S.
      White 24.53% 64.26%
      African American 1.97% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.60% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 1.32% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.13% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 69.45% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Sais

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Sais

    • How Popular is the name Sais? As a last name Sais was the 23,768th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Sais first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sais is Tuesday, October 4th, 1892.
    • How unique is the name Sais? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sais. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Sais: Your name in reverse order is Sias. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asis. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Sais? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,064 people with the last name Sais.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sais? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sais as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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