First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

Y is for young, the years never show!

W is for wanderlust, travel is near!

A is for action, something to take now

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sayward

Teresa Sayward is a former dairy farmer and dairy. Teresa was born in 1944.


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Popularity of Sayward as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sayward U.S.
  White 97.48% 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 Sayward

People with the last name Sayward are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sayward

  • How Popular is the name Sayward? Sayward is the 33,909th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sayward was the 62,903rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sayward have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 117 babies born with the first name Sayward in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sayward to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sayward? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 22 new born babies.
  • When was Sayward first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sayward is Wednesday, January 16th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Sayward born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sayward was in 1981 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sayward: Your name in reverse order is Drawyas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wdysara. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sayward? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 318 people with the last name Sayward.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sayward? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sayward as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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).
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