Given Name SETH (2)

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Σεθ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: SET (English), SAYT (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Σεθ (Seth), the Greek form of Egyptian Swtkh (reconstructed as Sutekh), which possibly means "pillar" or "dazzle". Seth was the Egyptian god of chaos and the desert, the slayer of Osiris. Osiris's son Horus eventually defeats Seth and has him banished to the desert.
VARIANTS: Set, Sutekh
SAME SPELLING: Seth (1)
USER SUBMISSION: Sēth

Categories

evil deities, gods
Entry updated May 31, 2018