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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sarrasin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
A portcullis, or herse.

Etymology: F. sarrasine, LL. saracina. See Saracen

  1. Saracen

Notable Persons Named Sarrasin

Sarrasin was born on March 17th, 1979.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sarrasin

Sarrasin was born on March 17th, 1979.


Maeva Sarrasin is a soccer player for the FC Yverdon Féminin and Switzerland women's national football team. Maeva was born on June 10th, 1987 in Switzerland.


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Popularity of Sarrasin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sarrasin U.S.
  White 79.71% 64.26%
  African American 11.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sarrasin

People with the last name Sarrasin are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sarrasin

  • How Popular is the name Sarrasin? As a last name Sarrasin was the 124,548th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Sarrasin? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Sarrasin was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Sarrasin: Your name in reverse order is Nisarras. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Snaarris. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sarrasin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 138 people with the last name Sarrasin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sarrasin? Sarrasin is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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