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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sturgis

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Alt. Meaning

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Notable Persons Named Sturgis

Sturgis Sprague "S. S." DeWitt was a farmer and businessperson. Sturgis was born on September 15th, 1914 in Sicily Island, Louisiana. Sturgis is also known as S. S. DeWitt. He breathed his last breath on February 19th, 1998.


Sturgis was born in 1888. He breathed his last breath in 1976.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sturgis

Frank Anthony Sturgis was a military, espionage, and spies. Frank was given the name Frank Angelo Fiorini on December 9th, 1924 in Norfolk. He died on December 4th, 1993.


Joey Sturgis is a heavy metal music, rock music, and electronic music composer, mastering engineer, mixing engineer, and record producer. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Personal computer, Drum kit, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Joey was born Joey Sturgis on January 3rd, 1985 in Connersville, Indiana.


Caleb Sturgis is an athlete for the Philadelphia Eagles. Caleb was born on August 9th, 1989 in St. Augustine, Florida. Caleb is also known as Sturgis, Caleb James; Sturgis, and Caleb J..


Samuel Davis Sturgis is a military person. His military service ended in 1846.


Mike Sturgis is a hard rock, progressive rock, and pop rock musician. He plays Drum kit and Percussion instrument. Mike is also known as Mike The Gangstaa.


Gary Sturgis is an actor, voice actor, and voice acting. His most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to 1986. Gary was given the name Gary Anthony Sturgis on November 3rd, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.


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Popularity of Sturgis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sturgis U.S.
  White 66.49% 64.26%
  African American 28.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.17% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sturgis

People with the last name Sturgis are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sturgis

  • How Popular is the name Sturgis? As a last name Sturgis was the 5,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sturgis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sturgis is Tuesday, October 22nd, 1878.
  • How unique is the name Sturgis? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sturgis. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sturgis: Your name in reverse order is Sigruts. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usgirst. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sturgis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,885 people with the last name Sturgis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sturgis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Sturgis as their last name.

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