Meaning and Origin of Sugar - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Sugar

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • American, English : Sugar; sweet

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Hungarian (Sugár) : nickname for a well-built person, from sugár ‘tall’, ‘slim’.
  • Translation of German and Jewish Zucker ‘sugar’.
  • English : nickname from the vocabulary word sugar as a term of affection, or possibly an occupational name for a confectioner or dealer in sugar, although there is no evidence for this in English sources.