Updated June 9, 2019

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How Popular Is The Name Sagan

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : from Polish sagan ‘kettle’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of pots and pans, or a nickname from the same word in a less clear application.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : habitational name from Sagan, a place in Lower Silesia.
  • French (southeastern) : nickname for a loud or noisy man, from a dialect word meaning ‘noisy’.