Satori name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Satori mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Satori

User Submitted Origins

New Zealand

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Satori means "Enlightenment in Zen Buddhism" and is of Japanese origin.
  2. A submission from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Satori means "Enlightenment" and is of Japanese origin.
  3. According to a user from Australia, the name Satori is of New Zealand origin and means "Awakaning".
  4. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Satori means "Awakening" and is of Japanese origin.
  5. A user from the United States says the name Satori is of Russian origin and means "Zadira".
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  1. (Zen Buddhism) a state of sudden spiritual enlightenment

From Japanese 悟り (satori, “understanding”).

  1. (Zen Buddhism) A sudden inexpressible feeling of inner understanding or enlightenment.

satori was also found in the following language(s): Indonesian, Japanese, and Latin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Satori U.S.
  White 97.90% 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 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Satori

People with the last name Satori are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Satori

  • How Popular is the name Satori? Satori is the 19,880th most popular name of all time. As a last name Satori was the 120,901st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Satori have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 376 babies born with the first name Satori in the United States. That's more than enough people named Satori to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Satori? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 27 new born babies.
  • When was Satori first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Satori is Monday, May 23rd, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Satori born? The highest recorded use of the first name Satori was in 1988 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Satori: The name spelled backwards is Irotas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oairts. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Satori? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 143 people with the last name Satori.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Satori? Satori is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Satori name meaning

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