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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Serge

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Serge
A woolen twilled stuff, much used as material for clothing for both sexes.

Etymology: F. serge sarge originally a silken stuff, fr. L. serica, f. or neut. pl. of sericus silken. See Sericeous Silk

noun Serge
A large wax candle used in the ceremonies of various churches.

Etymology: F. cierge

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A twilled woolen fabric
Wiktionary

Derived from Latin Sergius

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Serge

Serge Gainsbourg was a singer, songwriter, pianist, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor, and director. He was most prominent from 1957 to 1991. Serge was given the name Lucien Ginsburg on April 2nd, 1928 in Paris, France. He passed away on March 2nd, 1991.

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Serge Ibaka is a basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder, CB L'Hospitalet, Ricoh Manresa, and Real Madrid Baloncesto in the National Basketball Association. He was most active from 2007 to present. Serge was born on September 18th, 1989 in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.

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Serge Gnabry is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., TSF Ditzingen, West Bromwich Albion F.C., and Germany national youth football team. Serge was born on July 14th, 1995 in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Serge Aurier is a soccer player for the Paris Saint-Germain F.C., RC Lens, Toulouse FC, Paris Saint-Germain Academy, and Ivory Coast national football team. Serge was born on December 24th, 1992 in Ouragahio.

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Serge was born on October 6th, 1938 in Guadeloupe. Serge is also known as The Black Panther. He breathed his last breath on April 19th, 2011.

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Serge Monast was a journalist. Serge was born in 1945. He died on December 5th, 1996.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Serge

Victor was born in 1890 in Brussels. He died in 1947.

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Mononc' Serge is a comedy rock and thrash metal musician. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Mononc' was given the name Serge Robert .

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Emaleu Serge is a soccer player for the Bontang F.C., Arema Cronus F.C., Pro Duta F.C., Persija Jakarta, Persela Lamongan, and Persipasi Bekasi. Emaleu was born on February 21st, 1985 in Bafoussam.

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How popular is the baby name Serge in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 6 0 6
1915 8 0 8
1916 7 0 7
1917 6 0 6
1918 8 0 8
1919 7 0 7
1920 5 0 5
1921 8 0 8
1924 9 0 9
1925 7 0 7
1926 9 0 9
1928 9 0 9
1929 7 0 7
1930 7 0 7
1931 5 0 5
1932 12 0 12
1933 8 0 8
1934 7 0 7
1936 9 0 9
1937 12 0 12
1938 8 0 8
1939 9 0 9
1940 5 0 5
1941 7 0 7
1942 8 0 8
1943 16 0 16
1944 12 0 12
1945 13 0 13
1946 9 0 9
1947 11 0 11
1948 13 0 13
1949 14 0 14
1950 15 0 15
1951 12 0 12
1952 11 0 11
1953 15 0 15
1954 18 0 18
1955 16 0 16
1956 27 0 27
1957 26 0 26
1958 22 0 22
1959 18 0 18
1960 27 0 27
1961 26 0 26
1962 21 0 21
1963 19 0 19
1964 11 0 11
1965 20 0 20
1966 23 0 23
1967 19 0 19
1968 24 0 24
1969 13 0 13
1970 30 0 30
1971 29 0 29
1972 39 0 39
1973 24 0 24
1974 19 0 19
1975 19 0 19
1976 18 0 18
1977 27 0 27
1978 18 0 18
1979 19 0 19
1980 22 0 22
1981 35 0 35
1982 29 0 29
1983 19 0 19
1984 21 0 21
1985 25 0 25
1986 17 0 17
1987 22 0 22
1988 23 0 23
1989 20 0 20
1990 19 0 19
1991 17 0 17
1992 15 0 15
1993 18 0 18
1994 15 0 15
1995 19 0 19
1996 17 0 17
1997 11 0 11
1998 23 0 23
1999 19 0 19
2000 13 0 13
2001 16 0 16
2002 12 0 12
2003 11 0 11
2004 17 0 17
2005 9 0 9
2006 19 0 19
2007 18 0 18
2008 13 0 13
2009 11 0 11
2010 13 0 13
2011 16 0 16
2012 10 0 10
2013 11 0 11
2014 15 0 15
2015 6 0 6
2016 16 0 16
2017 13 0 13

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Popularity of Serge as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Serge U.S.
  White 82.72% 64.26%
  African American 7.60% 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 8.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Serge

People with the last name Serge are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Serge

  • How Popular is the name Serge? Serge is the 7,962nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Serge was the 48,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Serge have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,551 babies born with the first name Serge in the United States. That's more than enough people named Serge to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Serge? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Serge first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Serge is Monday, May 13th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Serge born? The highest recorded use of the first name Serge was in 1972 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Serge Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Serge is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Serge: Your name in reverse order is Egres. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gsree. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Serge? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 434 people with the last name Serge.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Serge? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Serge as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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