Sagan Family History
Sagan Name Meaning
Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish sagan ‘kettle’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of pots and pans or a nickname from the same word in a less clear application. Czech and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Sagan (Czech Zaháň) a place in Lower Silesia. Slovak: probably a habitational name from a place formerly called Sag today Šahy in South Slovakia. It may also be of Polish origin (see 1 above). French (southeastern): nickname for a loud or noisy man from a dialect word meaning ‘noisy’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022