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Origin and Meaning of Sartorius

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Sar*to"ri*us
A muscle of the thigh, called the tailor's muscle, which arises from the hip bone and is inserted just below the knee. So named because its contraction was supposed to produce the position of the legs assumed by the tailor in sitting.

Etymology: NL., fr. L. sartor a patcher, tailor, fr. sarcire sartum, to patch, mend

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  1. A muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle in the human body
  1. (anatomy) A long thin muscle that runs down the length of the thigh; the longest muscle in the human body.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sartorius

Norman was born in 1935.


Georg was born on August 25th, 1765 in Kassel. He passed away on August 24th, 1828.


Francis was born in 1734. He died on March 5th, 1804.


His military service ended in 1832. George was born on August 9th, 1790 in Mumbai. He died on April 13th, 1885.


John was born in 1759. He left this life in 1828.


Norm Sartorius is a carver of fine wooden spoons. Norm was born on February 14th, 1947.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sartorius U.S.
  White 97.36% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sartorius

People with the last name Sartorius are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sartorius

  • How Popular is the name Sartorius? As a last name Sartorius was the 54,418th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Sartorius? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Sartorius was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Sartorius: Your name in reverse order is Suirotras. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rrsoituas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sartorius? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 379 people with the last name Sartorius.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sartorius? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sartorius as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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