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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sawan

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  • A submission from India says the name Sawan means "Sawan means The fifth month of HINDU calender Called "Shravana" and also The rainy season." and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Sawan is of Thai origin and means "Heaven".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Sawan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Spring season".
Other origins: Arabic and Korean

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  1. The fifth month of the Hindu calendar

Notable Persons Named Sawan


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sawan

Zbigniew Sawan was an actor and theatre director. He was most active from 1928 to 1984. Zbigniew was given the name Zbigniew Nowakowski on April 14th, 1904 in Voskresenovka, Kursk Oblast, Russian Empire. He left this life on June 4th, 1984.


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International Interest for Sawan

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sawan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sawan U.S.
  White 82.98% 64.26%
  African American 3.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sawan

People with the last name Sawan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sawan

  • How Popular is the name Sawan? Sawan is the 79,810th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sawan was the 69,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sawan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Sawan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sawan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sawan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sawan is Thursday, February 1st, 1945.
  • What year had the most people named Sawan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sawan was in 1993 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sawan: Your name in reverse order is Nawas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saawn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sawan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 282 people with the last name Sawan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sawan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sawan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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