First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Stasi

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From German Stasi, from Ministerium für Staatssicherheit (“Ministry for State Security”).

  1. The Ministry for State Security, secret police and intelligence organization of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).

Stasi was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons With the Last Name Stasi

Bernard Stasi was a Mediator of the French Republic and Ombudsman. Bernard was born on July 4th, 1930 in Reims. He breathed his last breath on May 4th, 2011.


Arestis was born in 1940.


Leandro Stasi is an athlete for the SC Dornach.


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Popularity of Stasi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Stasi U.S.
  White 93.36% 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 2.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Stasi

People with the last name Stasi are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Stasi

  • How Popular is the name Stasi? Stasi is the 48,536th most popular name of all time. As a last name Stasi was the 43,438th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Stasi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 46 babies born with the first name Stasi in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Stasi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Stasi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stasi is Tuesday, May 8th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Stasi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stasi was in 1965 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Stasi: Your name in reverse order is Isats. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saits. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Stasi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 497 people with the last name Stasi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Stasi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Stasi as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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