Sarkis

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869
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Sarkis

Sergei Parajanov was a film director, screenwriter, art director, production designer, and director. He was most prominent from 1951 to 1990. Sergei was given the name Sarkis Hovsepi Parajaniants on January 9th, 1924 in Tbilisi. He breathed his last breath on July 20th, 1990.

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Sarkis was given the name Սարգիս Սողանալեան on February 6th, 1929 in İskenderun. He left this life on October 5th, 2011.

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Sarkis Zabunyan is a conceptual art and conceptual artist. Sarkis was born on September 26th, 1938 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Sarkis Acopian was an invention, business magnate, environmentalist, humanitarianism, inventor, industrialist, and humanitarian. Sarkis was born on December 8th, 1926 in Iran. He breathed his last breath on January 18th, 2007.

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Sarkis K. Mazmanian is a in the field of microbiology. Sarkis was born on December 19th, 1972.

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Sarkis Assadourian is a member of parliament. Sarkis was born on January 25th, 1948 in Aleppo.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sarkis

Elias Sarkis was a President of Lebanon. Elias was given the name Elias Youssef Sarkis on July 20th, 1924 in Shabaniyeh, Lebanon. He breathed his last breath on June 27th, 1985.

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Hashim was born in 1964 in Beirut.

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Stephanie was born in West Allis, Wisconsin.

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Nicolas Sarkis is an author, financier, and businessman. Nicolas was born in Lebanon.

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Abe was born on December 9th, 1913. He passed away in 1991.

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Karl Sarkis is a basketball player. He has been prominent since 2009. Karl was born on July 26th, 1986 in Beirut.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 0 5
1915 6 0 6
1916 5 0 5
1917 5 0 5
1920 5 0 5
1921 10 0 10
1922 19 0 19
1923 19 0 19
1924 16 0 16
1925 12 0 12
1926 9 0 9
1927 6 0 6
1928 10 0 10
1929 9 0 9
1930 11 0 11
1931 8 0 8
1932 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1934 6 0 6
1935 7 0 7
1936 5 0 5
1939 5 0 5
1941 6 0 6
1954 7 0 7
1960 8 0 8
1974 7 0 7
1977 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1979 14 0 14
1980 6 0 6
1981 13 0 13
1982 14 0 14
1983 10 0 10
1984 15 0 15
1985 15 0 15
1986 11 0 11
1987 16 0 16
1988 20 0 20
1989 18 0 18
1990 24 0 24
1991 20 0 20
1992 27 0 27
1993 23 0 23
1994 26 0 26
1995 23 0 23
1996 17 0 17
1997 17 0 17
1998 22 0 22
1999 17 0 17
2000 24 0 24
2001 11 0 11
2002 27 0 27
2003 11 0 11
2004 15 0 15
2005 13 0 13
2006 14 0 14
2007 19 0 19
2008 13 0 13
2009 20 0 20
2010 7 0 7
2011 13 0 13
2012 25 0 25
2013 14 0 14
2014 14 0 14
2015 16 0 16
2016 10 0 10
2017 9 0 9

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Popularity of Sarkis as a last name

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Common last names for Sarkis

  • Sarkisian
  • Sarkissian
  • Najarian
  • Boyajian
  • Kazanjian
  • Krikorian

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sarkis U.S.
  White 91.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sarkis

People with the last name Sarkis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sarkis

  • How Popular is the name Sarkis? Sarkis is the 11,548th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sarkis was the 21,842nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sarkis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 869 babies born with the first name Sarkis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sarkis to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sarkis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sarkis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sarkis is Thursday, January 11th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Sarkis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sarkis was in 1992 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Sarkis Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sarkis is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Sarkis: Your name in reverse order is Sikras. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rksias. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sarkis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,190 people with the last name Sarkis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sarkis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sarkis as their last name since less than 1 person in 250k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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