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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sanada

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Alt. Meaning

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

A is for adventure, take a new one today

Notable Persons Named Sanada

Sanada was born as the child of Sanada Masayuki in 1567. Sanada is also known as Sanada Nobushige. He breathed his last breath on June 3rd, 1615.


Sanada Nobuyuki was an office holder. He died on November 12th, 1658.


Sanada Masayuki was an office holder. He passed away on July 13th, 1611.


Sanada Yukitaka was an office holder. He died on June 8th, 1574.


Sanada was born in 1567. They left this life in 1615.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanada

Hiroyuki Sanada is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1968. Hiroyuki was given the name Hiroyuki Shimosawa on October 12th, 1960 in Tokyo, Japan.


Seiya was born on January 28th, 1988 in Niigata, Niigata.


Asami Sanada is a voice acting and voice actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Asami was born on September 8th, 1977 in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.


Joichirō was born on November 21st, 1897 in Hokkaido. He left this life on August 3rd, 1957.


Masanori Sanada was a soccer player for the Shimizu Commercial High School, Juntendo University, Yokohama Flügels, and Shimizu S-Pulse. Masanori was born on March 6th, 1968 in Shizuoka, Shizuoka. He left this life on September 6th, 2011.


Takashi was born on June 8th, 1985 in Japan.


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Popularity of Sanada as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sanada U.S.
  White 30.91% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 53.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 13.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sanada

People with the last name Sanada are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Sanada

  • How Popular is the name Sanada? As a last name Sanada was the 107,669th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sanada first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sanada is Wednesday, April 19th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Sanada? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sanada. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sanada: Your name in reverse order is Adanas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Andasa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sanada? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 165 people with the last name Sanada.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sanada? Sanada is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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