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Sigourney name meaning

Last Name
238
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Sigourney

User Submitted Origins

French
33%
English
22%
African
11%
Slavic
11%
Serbian
11%
Scandinavian
11%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Serbia, the name Sigourney is of Serbian origin and means "Safe".
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Sigourney means "Conqueror" and is of Scandinavian origin.
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Wiktionary

  1. (rare) A surname​ of French origin, also spelled Sigournay.
  2. (rare) A female given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A small city, the county seat of Keokuk County, Iowa, United States.

Notable Persons Named Sigourney

Notable Persons Named Sigourney

Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver is an actress. She has been prominent since 1976. Sigourney was given the name Susan Alexandra Weaver by her parents Sylvester Weaver (executive) and Elizabeth Inglis on October 8th, 1949 in New York, U.S.

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Sigourney Bandjar

Sigourney Bandjar is a soccer player for the Feyenoord, S.B.V. Excelsior, RKC Waalwijk, and FC Taraz. Sigourney was born on August 18th, 1984 in Paramaribo.

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Sigourney Thayer

Sigourney was born on March 24th, 1896. He left this life on November 2nd, 1944.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sigourney

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sigourney

Brita Sigourney

Brita was born on January 17th, 1990.

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Edith Sigourney

Edith was born in Boston.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sigourney U.S.
  White 92.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sigourney

People with the last name Sigourney are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sigourney

  • How Popular is the name Sigourney? Sigourney is the 20,448th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sigourney was the 79,846th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sigourney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 358 babies born with the first name Sigourney in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sigourney 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 Sigourney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Sigourney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sigourney is Thursday, January 31st, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Sigourney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sigourney was in 1989 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Sigourney Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sigourney is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Sigourney: The name spelled backwards is Yenruogis. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rgnsiueyo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sigourney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 238 people with the last name Sigourney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sigourney? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sigourney as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Sigourney name meaning

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