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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sanga

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Sanga means "To Embrace" and is of Xhosa-African origin.

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
The Abyssinian ox (Bos Africanus syn. Bibos Africanus), noted for the great length of its horns. It has a hump on its back.

Notable Persons Named Sanga

Sanga of The Valley is a world music and calypso music musician. His ongoing career started in 1978. Sanga was given the name Anthony Francis on April 22nd, 1957 in Trinidad and Tobago. Sanga is also known as Sanga of The Valley.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanga

Deo Sanga is a for Njombe North, Member of Parliament, forNjombeNorth, and National Assembly (Tanzania). Deo was born on January 1st, 1956 in Tanganyika (territory).


Monystyn Sanga is an athlete for the Makuru FC.


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Popularity of Sanga as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sanga U.S.
  White 10.69% 64.26%
  African American 15.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 61.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sanga

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

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Fun Facts about the name Sanga

  • How Popular is the name Sanga? As a last name Sanga was the 73,911th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sanga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sanga is Sunday, February 11th, 1917.
  • How unique is the name Sanga? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sanga. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sanga: Your name in reverse order is Agnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aangs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sanga? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 262 people with the last name Sanga.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sanga? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sanga as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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