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  1. Sagannoun

    A unit of measurement equal to at least four billion.

  2. Etymology: The unit is derived from the phrase billions and billions (of stars), frequently attributed to the American astronomer Carl Sagan. The lower bound of a number must be two billion plus two billion, or four billion. Johnny Carson popularized the phrase through his occasional impersonation of Sagan throughout his career.

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  1. sagan

    [from Carl Sagan's TV series Cosmos; think “billions and billions”] A large quantity of anything. “There's a sagan different ways to tweak EMACS.” “The U.S. Government spends sagans on bombs and welfare — hard to say which is more destructive.”

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SAGAN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sagan is ranked #21790 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sagan surname appeared 1,193 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sagan.

    95.2% or 1,136 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 24 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.2% or 15 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.7% or 9 total occurrences were of two or more races.

Anagrams for Sagan »

  1. Angas

  2. nagas

  3. nāgas

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sagan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sagan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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