Serge name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Serge

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Serge means "Servant of God".
  2. According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Serge means "Servant, Shepherd, Strong, Attendants".
  3. A user from Connecticut, U.S. says the name Serge means "Shepperd or Protector".
  4. A user from Netherlands says the name Serge is of Greek origin and means "Watcher, guard".
  5. A user from Rwanda says the name Serge is of Latin origin and means "Wax".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Serge
A woolen twilled stuff, much used as material for clothing for both sexes.

Etymology: F. serge sarge originally a silken stuff, fr. L. serica, f. or neut. pl. of sericus silken. See Sericeous Silk

noun Serge
A large wax candle used in the ceremonies of various churches.

Etymology: F. cierge

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A twilled woolen fabric

Notable Persons Named Serge

Notable Persons Named Serge

Serge Gainsbourg

Serge Gainsbourg was a singer, songwriter, pianist, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor, and director. He was most prominent from 1957 to 1991. Serge was given the name Lucien Ginsburg on April 2nd, 1928 in Paris, France. He passed away on March 2nd, 1991.

Serge Ibaka

Serge Ibaka is a basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder, CB L'Hospitalet, Ricoh Manresa, and Real Madrid Baloncesto in the National Basketball Association. He was most active from 2007 to present. Serge was born on September 18th, 1989 in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.

Serge Gnabry

Serge Gnabry is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., TSF Ditzingen, West Bromwich Albion F.C., and Germany national youth football team. Serge was born on July 14th, 1995 in Stuttgart, Germany.

Serge Aurier

Serge Aurier is a soccer player for the Paris Saint-Germain F.C., RC Lens, Toulouse FC, Paris Saint-Germain Academy, and Ivory Coast national football team. Serge was born on December 24th, 1992 in Ouragahio.

Serge Nubret

Serge was born on October 6th, 1938 in Guadeloupe. Serge is also known as The Black Panther. He breathed his last breath on April 19th, 2011.

Serge Monast

Serge Monast was a journalist. Serge was born in 1945. He died on December 5th, 1996.

  • Serge Dassault
  • Serge Haroche
  • Serge Lang
  • Serge Gakpé
    Soccer Player
  • Serge and Beate Klarsfeld
  • Serge Pauwels
  • Serge Akakpo
    Soccer Player
  • Serge Venturini
  • Serge Voronoff
  • Serge Djiehoua
    Soccer Player
  • Serge Lifar
    Ballet Dancer
  • Serge Blanco
    President: Biarritz Olympique
  • Serge Latouche
  • Serge Ivan Chermayeff

Notable Persons With the Last Name Serge

Notable Persons With the Last Name Serge

Victor Serge

Victor was born in 1890 in Brussels. He died in 1947.

Mononc' Serge

Mononc' Serge is a comedy rock and thrash metal musician. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Mononc' was given the name Serge Robert .

Emaleu Serge

Emaleu Serge is a soccer player for the Bontang F.C., Arema Cronus F.C., Pro Duta F.C., Persija Jakarta, Persela Lamongan, and Persipasi Bekasi. Emaleu was born on February 21st, 1985 in Bafoussam.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Serge U.S.
  White 82.72% 64.26%
  African American 7.60% 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 8.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Serge

People with the last name Serge are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Serge

  • How Popular is the name Serge? Serge is the 8,114th most popular name of all time. As a last name Serge was the 48,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Serge have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,584 babies born with the first name Serge in the United States. That's more than enough people named Serge to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Serge? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Serge first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Serge is Monday, May 13th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Serge born? The highest recorded use of the first name Serge was in 1972 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Serge Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Serge is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Serge: The name spelled backwards is Egres. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eegrs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Serge? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 434 people with the last name Serge.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Serge? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Serge as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Serge name meaning

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