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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Saur

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Saur
Soil; dirt; dirty water; urine from a cowhouse.

Etymology: Contracted from Gael. salachar filth, nastiness, fr. salach nasty, fr. sal filth, refuse


Contracted from Irish salachar (“filth, nastiness”), from salach (“nasty”), from sal (“filth, refuse”).

  1. (Britain, dialect) soil; dirt
  2. (Britain, dialect) dirty water
  3. (Britain, dialect) urine from a cowhouse

saur was also found in the following language(s): Dalmatian, French, Icelandic, and Westrobothnian

Notable Persons Named Saur

Butet was given the name Saur Marlina Manurung on February 21st, 1972 in Jakarta. Butet is also known as Manurung and Butet.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Saur

Karl-Otto was born on February 16th, 1902 in Düsseldorf. He breathed his last breath on July 28th, 1966.


Bjørn Martin Saur is an athlete for the Nidaros Futsal.


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Popularity of Saur as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Saur U.S.
  White 89.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Saur

People with the last name Saur are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Saur

  • How Popular is the name Saur? As a last name Saur was the 29,334th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Saur? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Saur was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Saur: Your name in reverse order is Ruas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Srau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Saur? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 806 people with the last name Saur.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Saur? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Saur as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k 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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