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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sasson mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sasson

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sensible, the practical side.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

S is for special, you are, you know!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons Named Sasson

Sasson Gabai is an actor. He was most active from 1973 to present. Sasson was born on November 24th, 1947 in Baghdad. Sasson is also known as Sasson Gabay.


Sasson was born in 1933.


Sasson was born in 1942 in Tabriz.


Sasson Soffer was a in the fields of sculpture and painting. Sasson was born in 1925 in Baghdad. He left this life on October 17th, 2009.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sasson

Steven Sasson is an electrical engineering, invention, electrical engineer, and inventor. Steven was born on July 4th, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.


Jean P. Sasson is a writer. Her ongoing career started in 1991. Jean was born in Troy, Alabama, United States.


Or was born on August 18th, 1990.


Andrew Sasson is a nightlife entrepreneur and owner of the light group. Andrew was born in 1970 in Surrey, England. Andrew is also known as Sasson and Andrew Jacques.


Eliyahu was born on February 2nd, 1902 in Damascus. He passed away on October 8th, 1978.



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Popularity of Sasson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sasson U.S.
  White 89.62% 64.26%
  African American 0.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sasson

People with the last name Sasson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sasson

  • How Popular is the name Sasson? As a last name Sasson was the 25,202nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sasson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sasson is Tuesday, June 1st, 1920.
  • How unique is the name Sasson? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sasson. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sasson: Your name in reverse order is Nossas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sosnas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sasson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 983 people with the last name Sasson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sasson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sasson as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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