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What does Sanburn mean?

Sanburn Pronunciation of Sanburn [san-burn] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and Sanburn means "sandy stream". Sanburn is a version of Sanborn (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, stream (river).


Sanburn has 3 variants: Sanborne, Sanbourn and Sanburne.

2 more relations via Sanborn: Sandborn and Sandbourne.

Creative forms:
(male) Saburn, Silburn, ..

(female) Sanber, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sanburn Wes (S.W.), ..

How popular is Sanburn?

Sanburn is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#77222 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sanburn has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sanburn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sanburn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sanburn is alike in pronunciation to Swinborn, Swinburn, Swinburne and Swinbyrn. Other recommended names are Ashburn, Auburn, Blagburn, Bradburn, Clayburn, Coburn, Colburn, Melburn, Milburn, Osburn, Radborn (see Radburn), Radbourn (see Radburn), Radburn, Raeborn (see Rayburn), Raebourn (see Rayburn), Raeburn, Rayborn, Rayburn, Saber, Sabin, Sabr, Sabre, Sainsbury, Sandberg, Sandburg, Sandburgh (see Sandberg), Sander, Sandero, Sanders, Sandfurd, Sandor, Sandro, Sanford, Sanjiro, Sanson, Seabury, Sherburn, Stanbery, Stanbury, Stansbury, Sudbury, Washburn, Welburn and Wilburn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sanburn.

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