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  • A submission from Canada says the name Sig means "God" and is of Russian origin.
  • According to a user from Missouri, United States, the name Sig is of Scandinavian origin and means "B a b y".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Sig

Etymology: Akin to AS. sīgan to fall. √151a.See Sink (v. t.)


A shortened form of signature.

  1. (informal) A signature, usually when used as a digital signature on emails.

Related to sink (“to fall”).

  1. (Britain, dialectal, dated) Urine.

    sig was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic, Icelandic, Lojban, Norwegian Nynorsk, Swedish, and Western Apache

    Notable Persons Named Sig

    Sig Hansen is a captain aboard the northwestern, author, voice over actor, sea captain, and captainaboard thenorthwestern. Sig was given the name Sigurd Jonny Hansen on April 28th, 1966 in Seattle, Washington, U.S. Sig is also known as Hansen and Sigurd Jonny.


    Sig Ruman was an actor. His ongoing career started in 1928. Sig was given the name Siegfried Albon Rumann on October 11th, 1884 in Hamburg. He died on February 14th, 1967.


    Sig Arno was a german-jewish stage and film actor. He was most prominent from 1915 to 1915. Sig was given the name Siegfried Aron on December 27th, 1895 in Hamburg. He breathed his last breath on August 17th, 1975.


    Sig was born on May 13th, 1919. He left this life on August 17th, 2006.


    Sig Mejdal is a sabermetrics. Sig was born on December 31st, 1965.



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    Common last names for Sig

    • Johnson
    • Nelson

    Fun Facts about the name Sig

    • How Popular is the name Sig? Sig is the 49,471st most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Sig have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43 babies born with the first name Sig in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sig? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Sig first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sig is Wednesday, September 24th, 1873.
    • What year had the most people named Sig born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sig was in 1915 with a total of 8 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Sig: Your name in reverse order is Gis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gsi. How do you pronounce that?

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