Where did the baby name Sadane come from in 1981?

Sadane's album "One-Way Love Affair" (1981)
Sadane album

The intriguing name Sadane was a one-hit wonder in the U.S. baby name data 1981:

  • 1983: unlisted
  • 1982: unlisted
  • 1981: 5 baby boys named Sadane [debut]
  • 1980: unlisted
  • 1979: unlisted

What’s the source?

R&B Singer Marc Sadane (pronounced suh-DAYN), who released four singles (and a pair of albums) in the early 1980s.

His first two singles were both released in 1981, and both ended up on the Billboard‘s Hot Soul Singles chart: “One-Way Love Affair” peaked at #34, and “Sit Up” peaked at #78.

What are your thoughts on the name Sadane?

Sources: SSA, Rare and Obscure Music: Marc Sadane

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