Masculine Names

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SHANE   m   Irish, English
Anglicized form of SEÁN. It came into general use in America after the release of the western movie 'Shane' (1953).
SHANI (1)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "red, scarlet" in Hebrew.
SHANI (2)   m   Hinduism
From the Sanskrit name of the planet Saturn. This is the name of a celestial Hindu god.
SHANKAR   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Nepali
Modern transcription of SHANKARA.
SHANKARA   m   Hinduism
Derived from the Sanskrit elements शम् (sham) meaning "auspicious, lucky" and कर (kara) meaning "maker". This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. This was also the name of a 9th-century Indian religious philosopher also known as Shankaracharya.
SHANNON   f & m   English
From the name of the River Shannon, the longest river in Ireland, called Abha na tSionainn in Irish. It is associated with the goddess Sionann and is sometimes said to be named for her. However it is more likely the goddess was named after the river, which may be related to Old Irish sen "old, ancient". As a given name, it first became common in America after the 1940s.
SHANON   f & m   English
Variant of SHANNON.
SHANTANU   m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "wholesome" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a king of Hastinapura.
SHAPUR   m   Persian
Means "son of the king" in Persian. This was the name of three Sassanid emperors.
SHAQUILLE   m   English (Modern)
Variant of SHAKIL. This name is borne by basketball player Shaquille O'Neal (1972-).
SHARAR   m   Biblical
Means "enemy" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Ahiam.
SHAREEF   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of SHARIF.
SHARIAH   m   Arabic
Means "divine law, noble law" in Arabic, ultimately from an old Arabic word meaning "pathway".
SHARIF   m   Arabic, Urdu, Pashto, Persian, Malay
Means "eminent, virtuous" in Arabic. This was a title used by the descendants of Muhammad.
SHARMA   m   Indian, Hindi
Means "protection, comfort, joy" in Sanskrit.
SHARRU-KINU   m   Ancient Near Eastern
Akkadian form of SARGON.
SHASHI   m & f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu
Traditional name for the moon, it literally means "having a hare" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form शशि and the feminine form शशी.
SHA'UL   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SAUL.
SHAUL   m   Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of SAUL.
SHAUN   m   English
Anglicized form of SEÁN.
SHAW (1)   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from Old English sceaga meaning "thicket".
SHAW (2)   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of SEAGHDH.
SHAWN   m   English
Anglicized form of SEÁN.
SHAY (1)   m   Irish
Anglicized form of SÉAGHDHA.
SHAY (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of SHAI.
SHAYNE   m   English
Variant of SHANE.
SHEA   m & f   Irish
Anglicized form of SÉAGHDHA, sometimes used as a feminine name.
SHE'ALTI'EL   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SHEALTIEL.
SHEALTIEL   m   Biblical
Means "I have asked of God" in Hebrew. This was the name of the father of Zerubbabel in the Old Testament.
SHEAMUS   m   Irish
Anglicized form of SÉAMUS.
SHEARD   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "gap between hills" in Old English.
SHEBA   m   Biblical
Means "oath" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament. Also in the Bible, this is a place name, referring to a region in Ethiopia. The queen of Sheba visited Solomon after hearing of his wisdom.
SHEKHAR   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati
Means "crest, peak" in Sanskrit.
SHEL   m   English
Short form of SHELDON.
SHELAH   m   Biblical
Means "petition" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a grandson of Shem and a son of Judah.
SHELBY   m & f   English
From a surname, which was possibly a variant of SELBY. Though previously in use as a rare masculine name, it was popularized as a feminine name by the main character in the movie 'The Woman in Red' (1935). It was later reinforced by the movie 'Steel Magnolias' (1989) in which Julia Roberts played a character by this name.
SHELDON   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "valley with steep sides" in Old English. Sheldon is the name of several locations in England.
SHELLEY   f & m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "clearing on a bank" in Old English. Two famous bearers of the surname were Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), a romantic poet whose works include 'Adonais' and 'Ozymandias', and Mary Shelley (1797-1851), his wife, the author of the horror story 'Frankenstein'. As a feminine given name, it came into general use after the 1940s.
SHELLY   f & m   English
Variant of SHELLEY.
SHELOMOH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of SOLOMON.
SHELTON   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "shelf town" in Old English.
SHEM   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "name" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Shem is one of Noah's three sons (along with Japheth and Ham) and the ancestor of the Semitic peoples.
SHEMAIAH   m   Biblical
Means "heard by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This name is borne by many characters in the Old Testament including a prophet in the reign of Rehoboam.
SHEMA'YAH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SHEMAIAH.
SHEMER   m   Biblical
Possibly means "preserved" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the owner of the hill upon which Samaria was built.
SHEMU'EL   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of SAMUEL.
SHER   m   Urdu, Pashto
Means "lion" in Persian. A famous bearer of this name was Sher Shah, a 16th-century Mughal ruler.
SHERAGA   m   Jewish
Means "light, candle" in Aramaic.
SHERIDAN   m & f   English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Sirideáin meaning "descendant of Sirideán". The name Sirideán means "searcher" in Gaelic.
SHERIF   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of SHARIF.
SHERLOCK   m   Literature
Used by Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for his character Sherlock Holmes, who was a detective in Doyle's mystery stories beginning in 1887. The character's name was from an English surname meaning "shear lock", originally referring to a person with closely cut hair.
SHERMAN   m   English
From a surname meaning "shear man" in Old English, originally denoting a person who cut cloth. Famous bearers of the surname include American politician Roger Sherman (1721-1793) and American Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891).
SHERWOOD   m   English
From an English place name (or from a surname which was derived from it) meaning "bright forest". This was the name of the forest in which the legendary outlaw Robin Hood made his home.
SHET   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SETH (1).
SHI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (shí) meaning "time, era, season", (shí) meaning "real, honest", (shǐ) meaning "history" or (shí) meaning "stone". Other characters can form this name as well.
SHIB   m   Bengali
Bengali form of SHIVA (1).
SHICHIRO   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of SHICHIROU.
SHICHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shichi) meaning "seven" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the seventh son. Other kanji combinations can be possible.
SHIHAB   m   Arabic
Means "shooting star, meteor" in Arabic.
SHIKOBA   m & f   Native American, Choctaw
Means "feather" in Choctaw.
SHILOH   m & f   Biblical
From an Old Testament place name possibly meaning "tranquil" in Hebrew. It is also used prophetically in the Old Testament to refer to a person, often understood to be the Messiah (see Genesis 49:10). This may in fact be a mistranslation. This name was brought to public attention after Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie gave it to their daughter in 2006.
SHIMMEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of SHIMON.
SHIMON   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SIMEON (and SIMON (1)).
SHIMSHON   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SAMSON.
SHIN   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shin) meaning "real, genuine" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
SHINOBU   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese (shinobu) meaning "endurance", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
SHIORI   f & m   Japanese
As a feminine name it can be from Japanese (shi) meaning "poem" combined with (ori) meaning "weave". It can also be from (shiori) meaning "bookmark" (usually feminine) or (shiori) meaning "lithe, bending" (usually masculine), as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
SHIR (2)   m   Persian (Rare)
Modern Persian form of SHER.
SHIRLEY   f & m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "bright clearing" in Old English. This is the name of the main character in Charlotte Brontë's semi-autobiographical novel 'Shirley' (1849). The child actress Shirley Temple (1928-2014) helped to popularize this name.
SHIRO   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of SHIROU.
SHIROU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shi) meaning "four" and (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name for the fourth son. Other kanji combinations are possible.
SHIV   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Northern Indian form of SHIVA (1).
SHIVA (1)   m   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit शिव (shiva) meaning "benign, kind, auspicious". Shiva is the Hindu god of destruction and restoration, the husband of the mother goddess Parvati. His aspect is usually terrifying, but it can also be gentle.
SHLOMO   m   Hebrew
Hebrew form of SOLOMON.
SHMUEL   m   Hebrew
Hebrew form of SAMUEL.
SHO   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of SHOU.
SHOLTO   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of SÌOLTACH.
SHOTA   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of SHOUTA.
SHOU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shou) meaning "soar, glide" or (shou) meaning "prize, reward". Other kanji with identical pronunciations can also form this name.
SHOUHEI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shou) meaning "soar, glide" and (hei) meaning "level, even, peaceful", in addition to other combinations of kanji which are pronounced the same way.
SHOUTA   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shou) meaning "soar, glide" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
SHRAGA   m   Jewish
Variant transcription of SHERAGA.
SHRESTH   m   Indian, Hindi
Means "most excellent, best" in Sanskrit.
SHRINIVAS   m   Indian, Marathi
Means "the abode of Shri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI combined with Sanskrit निवास (nivasa) meaning "abode, house".
SHRIPATI   m   Hinduism
Means "husband of Shri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI combined with Sanskrit पति (pati) meaning "husband, lord". This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu.
SHRIVATSA   m   Indian, Hindi (Rare)
Means "beloved of Shri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI combined with Sanskrit वत्स (vatsa) meaning "beloved, dear". This is the name of a mark on Vishnu's chest.
SHUG   m   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of HUGH.
SHUI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (shuǐ) meaning "water", as well as other characters pronounced in a similar way.
SHUKRI   m   Arabic
Means "thanking" in Arabic.
SHUN (1)   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (shùn) meaning "obey, submit" or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
SHUN (2)   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese 駿 (shun) meaning "fast", (shun) meaning "talented", or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
SHURA   f & m   Russian
Russian diminutive of ALEKSANDRA or ALEKSANDR.
SHYAM   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Nepali
Modern masculine form of SHYAMA.
SHYAMA   m & f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit श्याम (shyama) meaning "dark, black, blue". This is a transcription of the masculine form श्याम, which is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, as well as the feminine form श्यामा, one of the many names of the wife of the god Shiva. It is also the name of a Jain goddess.
SHYAMAL   m   Bengali
From Sanskrit श्यामल (shyamala), a derivative of श्याम (shyama) meaning "dark, black, blue".
SIARHEI   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of SERGIUS.
SIARL   m   Welsh
Welsh form of CHARLES.
SIAVASH   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Means "possessing black stallions" in Avestan. This is the name of a prince in the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh'.
SIAVUSH   m   Persian
Variant transcription of SIAVASH.
SIB   m   Bengali
Variant transcription of SHIB.
SIBONAKALISO   m & f   Southern African, Zulu
From Zulu isibonakaliso meaning "sign, token, proof".
SIBUSISO   m   Southern African, Zulu, Swazi, Ndebele
Means "blessed" in Zulu, Swazi and Ndebele.
SID   m   English
Short form of SIDNEY.
SIDDHARTH   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern form of SIDDHARTHA.
SIDDHARTHA   m   Sanskrit, Bengali
Means "one who has accomplished a goal", derived from Sanskrit सिद्ध (siddha) meaning "accomplished" and अर्थ (artha) meaning "goal". Siddhartha Gautama was the real name of Buddha.
SIDNEY   m & f   English
From the English surname SIDNEY. It was first used as a given name in honour of executed politician Algernon Sidney (1622-1683). Another notable bearer of the surname was the poet and statesman Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586).
SIDONIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which meant "of Sidon". Sidon was an ancient Phoenician city corresponding to modern-day Saida in Lebanon. This name was borne by the 5th-century saint Sidonius Apollinaris, a 5th-century bishop of Clermont.
SIEFFRE   m   Welsh
Welsh form of GEOFFREY.
SIEGBERT   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and beraht "bright". This was the name of several Frankish kings, including the 7th-century Sigebert III of Austrasia who is regarded as a saint.
SIEGER   m   Dutch, German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and hari "army".
SIEGFRIED   m   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and frid "peace". Siegfried was a hero from Germanic legend, chief character in the 'Nibelungenlied'. He secretly helped the Burgundian king Günther overcome the challenges set out by the Icelandic queen Brünhild so that Günther might win her hand. In exchange, Günther consented to the marriage of Siegfried and his sister Kriemhild. Years later, after a dispute between Brünhild and Kriemhild, Siegfried was murdered by Hagen with Günther's consent. He was stabbed in his one vulnerable spot on the small of his back, which had been covered by a leaf while he bathed in dragon's blood. His adventures were largely based on those of the Norse hero Sigurd. The story was later adapted by Richard Wagner to form part of his opera 'The Ring of the Nibelung' (1876).
SIEGHARD   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and hard "brave, hardy".
SIEGMUND   m   German
German variant of SIGMUND.
SIEGWARD   m   German (Rare)
German form of SIGURD.
SIEM   m   Dutch
Dutch short form of SIMON (1).
SIEMEN   m   Dutch, Frisian
Dutch and Frisian form of SIMON (1).
SIEMOWIT   m   Polish (Archaic)
Older form of ZIEMOWIT.
SIET   m   Frisian
Frisian short form of names beginning with the Germanic element sigu meaning "victory".
SIETSE   m   Frisian
Diminutive of SIET.
SIEUWERD   m   Dutch
Dutch form of SIGURD.
SIFISO   m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "wish" in Zulu.
SIGDAG   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and dag "day".
SIGEBERHT   m   Anglo-Saxon
Means "bright victory", derived from Old English sige "victory" and beorht "bright". This was the name of a king of Wessex. The name fell out of use after the Norman conquest.
SIGEWEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements sige "victory" and weard "guard, guardian".
SIGFRID (1)   m   Swedish
Swedish form of SIEGFRIED.
SIGFRIDO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of SIEGFRIED.
SIGFRØÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of SIEGFRIED.
SIGGE   m   Swedish
Diminutive of SIGMUND, SIGFRID (1), and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu which means "victory".
SIGI   m & f   German
Diminutive of SIEGFRIED, SIEGLINDE, and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu which means "victory".
SIGIBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of SIEGBERT.
SIGIFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of SIEGFRIED.
SIGIHARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of SIEGHARD.
SIGIHERI   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of SIEGER.
SIGIMUND   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of SIGMUND.
SIGISMUND   m   German (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Form of SIGMUND in which the first element is sigis, an older form of sigu. Saint Sigismund was a 6th-century king of the Burgundians. This was also the name of kings of Poland and a ruler of the Holy Roman Empire.
SIGIVALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and wald "rule".
SIGIWARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic cognate of SIGURD.
SIGMUND   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and mund "protector" (or in the case of the Scandinavian cognate, from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and mundr "protector"). In Norse mythology this was the name of the hero Sigurd's father, the bearer of the powerful sword Gram. A notable bearer was the Austrian psychologist Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), the creator of the revolutionary theory of psychoanalysis.
SIGMUNDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SIGMUND.
SIGSTEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SIXTEN.
SIGURD   m   Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse name Sigurðr, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and varðr "guardian". Sigurd was the hero of the Norse legend the 'Volsungasaga', which tells how his foster-father Regin sent him to recover a hoard of gold guarded by the dragon Fafnir. After slaying the dragon Sigurd tasted some of its blood, enabling him to understand the language of birds, who told him that Regin was planning to betray him. In a later adventure, Sigurd disguised himself as Gunnar (his wife Gudrun's brother) and rescued the maiden Brynhildr from a ring of fire, with the result that Gunnar and Brynhildr were married. When the truth eventually came out, Brynhildr took revenge upon Sigurd. The stories of the German hero Siegfried were in part based on him.
SIGURÐUR   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of SIGURD.
SIGVARD   m   Swedish
Swedish form of SIGURD.
SIKANDAR   m   Urdu, Pashto
Urdu and Pashto form of ALEXANDER.
SIKKE   m   Frisian
Frisian diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element sigu which means "victory".
SILAS   m   English, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Probably a short form of SILVANUS. This is the name of a companion of Saint Paul in the New Testament. Paul refers to him as Silvanus in his epistles, though it is possible that Silas was in fact a Greek form of the Hebrew name SAUL (via Aramaic).... [more]
SILOUANOS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of SILVANUS used in the Greek New Testament.
SILVANO   m   Italian
Italian form of SILVANUS.
SILVANUS   m   Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman name derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". Silvanus was the Roman god of forests. This name appears in the New Testament belonging to one of Saint Paul's companions, also called Silas.
SILVER   m   English
From the English word for the precious metal or the colour, ultimately derived from Old English seolfor.
SILVESTER   m   Dutch, English, Slovene, Slovak, German, Late Roman
From a Roman name meaning "of the forest" from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the name of three popes, including Saint Silvester I who supposedly baptized the first Christian Roman emperor, Constantine the Great. As an English name, Silvester (or Sylvester) has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it became less common after the Protestant Reformation.
SILVESTR   m   Czech
Czech form of SILVESTER.
SILVESTRE   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of SILVESTER.
SILVESTRO   m   Italian
Italian form of SILVESTER.
SILVIJO   m   Croatian
Croatian form of SILVIUS.
SILVIO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of SILVIUS.
SILVIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of SILVIUS.
SILVIUS   m   Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the family name of several of the legendary kings of Alba Longa. It was also the name of an early saint martyred in Alexandria.
SIMÃO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of SIMON (1).
SIMBA (1)   m   Southern African, Shona
Means "strength" in Shona.
SIMBA (2)   m   Eastern African, Swahili
Means "lion" in Swahili. This is the name of the main character in the Disney movie 'The Lion King' (1994), about a lion cub who exiles himself after his father is murdered.
SIMCHA   f & m   Hebrew
Means "happiness, joy" in Hebrew.
ŠIME   m   Croatian
Croatian short form of SIMON (1).
SIME   m   Macedonian
Macedonian short form of SIMON (1).
SIMEN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of SIMON (1).
SIMEON   m   Biblical, Bulgarian, Serbian
From Συμεων (Symeon), the Old Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name Shim'on (see SIMON (1)). In the Old Testament this is the name of the second son of Jacob and Leah and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. In the New Testament the Greek rendering Σιμων (Simon) is more common, though Συμεων occurs belonging to a man who blessed the newborn Jesus. He is recognized as a saint in most Christian traditions.... [more]
SIMION   m   Romanian
Romanian form of SIMEON.
SIMIYU   m   Eastern African, Luhya
Means "born during the dry season" in Luhya.
ŠIMO   m   Croatian
Croatian short form of SIMON (1).
SIMO   m   Finnish, Serbian
Finnish and Serbian form of SIMON (1).
ŠIMON   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of SIMON (1).
SIMÓN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of SIMON (1). This name was borne by the South American revolutionary Simón Bolívar (1783-1830).
SIMON (1)   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Σιμων (Simon), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim'on) which meant "he has heard". This name is spelled Simeon, based on Greek Συμεων, in many translations of the Old Testament, where it is borne by the second son of Jacob. The New Testament spelling may show influence from the otherwise unrelated Greek name SIMON (2).... [more]
SIMON (2)   m   Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek σιμος (simos) meaning "flat-nosed". In Greek mythology this was the name of one of the Telchines, demigods who were the original inhabitants of Rhodes.
SIMONAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SIMON (1).
SIMONE (2)   m   Italian
Italian form of SIMON (1).
SIMONI   m   Georgian
Georgian variant of SIMON (1).
SIMONIDES   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek σιμος (simos) "flat-nosed" and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This name was borne by the 7th-century BC iambic poet Simonides of Amorgos and the 6th-century BC lyric poet Simonides of Ceos.
SIMONU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of SIMON (1).
ŠIMUN   m   Croatian
Croatian form of SIMON (1).
SINCLAIR   m & f   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a Norman French town called "Saint CLAIR". A notable bearer was the American author Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951).
SINDRE   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of SINDRI.
SINDRI   m   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Possibly means either "small, trivial" or else "sparkling" in Old Norse. In Norse legend this was the name of a dwarf who, with his brother Brokk, made many magical items for the gods.
SINGH   m   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion". In 1699 Guru Gobind Singh gave all his male Sikh followers the surname Singh, and it is now a very common surname or a middle name. The female equivalent is Kaur.
SINIŠA   m   Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Serbo-Croatian sin meaning "son".
SINJIN   m   English (Rare)
Variant of the name St. John (see JOHN).
SÌOLTACH   m   Scottish
Means "sower" in Scottish Gaelic.
SIÔN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of JOHN, via Old French Jehan.
SIÔR   m   Welsh
Welsh form of GEORGE.
SIORS   m   Welsh
Welsh form of GEORGE.
SIORUS   m   Welsh
Welsh form of GEORGE.
SIOTHRÚN   m   Irish
Irish form of GEOFFREY.
SIPHO   m   Southern African, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele
Means "gift" from Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele isipho.
SIRIUS   m   Astronomy
The name of a bright star in the constellation Canis Major, derived via Latin from Greek σειριος (seirios) "burning".
SISAY   m   Eastern African, Amharic
Means "good omen" in Amharic.
SISTO   m   Italian
Italian form of SIXTUS.
SISU   m   Finnish
Means "willpower, determination, strength" in Finnish.
SÍTHEACH   m   Irish (Rare)
Means "peaceful" or "mysterious, fairy-like" in Irish Gaelic.
SITHEMBILE   f & m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "we trust" in Zulu.
SI-U   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (si) meaning "begin, start" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
SIVA   m   Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam
Variant transcription of SHIVA (1).
ŞIVAN   m   Kurdish
Means "shepherd" in Kurdish.
SIWARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Variant of SIGIWARD.
SI-WOO   m   Korean
Variant transcription of SI-U.
SIXTE   m   French (Rare)
French form of SIXTUS.
SIXTEN   m   Swedish
From the Old Norse name Sigsteinn, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and steinn "stone".
SIXTUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of the Greek name Ξυστος (Xystos) meaning "scraped, polished". This name was borne by five popes. The first pope by this name was the sixth to serve after Saint Peter, so there is a possibility that this name is in fact derived from Latin sextus "sixth".
SIYABONGA   m   Southern African, Zulu, Ndebele
Means "we thank you" in Zulu and Ndebele.
SIZWE   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "nation" in Xhosa.
SJAAK   m   Dutch
Dutch form of JACQUES or ISAAC.
SJAKIE   m   Dutch
Diminutive of SJAAK.
SJANG   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of Iohannes, via the French form JEAN (1).
SJAREL   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of CHARLES.
SJEF   m   Dutch
Dutch short form of JOZEF.
SJENG   m   Limburgish
Variant of SJANG.
SJOERD   m   Frisian, Dutch
Frisian form of SIGURD.
SJORS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of GEORGE.
SJRA   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of GERARD. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Gérard.
SJURD   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of SIGURD.
SKANDA   m   Hinduism
Means "hopping, spurting, spilling" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the god of war, also known as Kartikeya or Murugan. He is worshipped especially by the Tamils in southern India.
SKENANDOA   m   Native American, Oneida
Probably from the name of the Shenandoah River in the eastern United States, which is of uncertain origin. This was the name of an 18th-century Oneida chief.
SKENDER   m   Albanian
Short form of ALEKSANDËR.
SKYLAR   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of SKYLER.
SKYLER   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of SCHUYLER. The spelling was modified due to association with the name Tyler and the English word sky.
SLADE   m   English (Modern)
From a surname which meant "valley" in Old English.
SLAMET   m   Indonesian, Javanese
Means "safety" in Javanese, ultimately from Arabic سلامات (salamat).
SLAVA   m & f   Russian, Slovene, Croatian
Short form of Slavic names containing the element slava "glory".
SLAVEN   m   Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
SLAVKO   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
SLAVOMÍR   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of SŁAWOMIR.
SLAVOMIR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Medieval Slavic
Croatian and Serbian form of SŁAWOMIR.
SŁAWOMIR   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic element slava meaning "glory" combined with meru meaning "great, famous" or miru meaning "peace, world".
SLOBODAN   m   Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian
From South Slavic sloboda meaning "freedom".
SLUAGHADHÁN   m   Ancient Irish
Derived from Irish sluaghadh "raid" and a diminutive suffix.
SLY   m   English
Short form of SYLVESTER. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a well-known bearer of this nickname.
SMITH   m   English
From an English surname meaning "metal worker, blacksmith", derived from Old English smitan "to smite, to hit". It is the most common surname in most of the English-speaking world.
SNORRE   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of SNORRI.
SNORRI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse snerra "attack, onslaught". This name was borne by Snorri Sturluson, a 13th-century Icelandic historian and poet, the author of the Prose Edda.
SOBESLAV   m   Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of SOBIESŁAW.
SOBIESŁAW   m   Polish (Rare)
Derived from Slavic elements, possibly sebe meaning "for oneself", combined with slava "glory". This name (in the Czech form Soběslav) was borne by two 12th-century dukes of Bohemia.
SOCRATES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Σωκρατης (Sokrates), which was derived from σως (sos) "whole, unwounded, safe" and κρατος (kratos) "power". This was the name of an important Greek philosopher. He left no writings of his own; virtually everything that we know of his beliefs comes from his pupil Plato. He was sentenced to death for impiety.
SOFRONIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of SOPHRONIUS.
SOHAIL   m   Urdu
Variant transcription of SUHAIL.
SOHEIL   m   Persian
Persian form of SUHAIL.
SOHRAB   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Possibly means either "illustrious, shining" or "red water" in Persian. In the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh' this is the name of the son of the hero Rostam.
SOINI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of SVEN.
SOKRATES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of SOCRATES.
SOKRATIS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of SOCRATES.
SOL (2)   m   Jewish
Short form of SOLOMON.
SOLLY   m   Jewish
Diminutive of SOLOMON.
SOLOMON   m   Biblical, English, Jewish
From the Hebrew name שְׁלֹמֹה (Shelomoh) which was derived from Hebrew שָׁלוֹם (shalom) "peace". As told in the Old Testament, Solomon was a king of Israel, the son of David and Bathsheba. He was renowned for his wisdom and wealth. Towards the end of his reign he angered God by turning to idolatry. Supposedly, he was the author of the Book of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon.... [more]
SOLON   m   Ancient Greek
Possibly from Greek σολος (solos) meaning "lump of iron". This was the name of an Athenian statesman who reformed the laws and government of the city.
SOMA   m   Hungarian
From Hungarian som meaning "dogwood, cornel tree".
SOMARLIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SOMERLED.
SOMBOON   m   Thai
Derived from Thai สม (som) "worthy" and บุญ (bun) "merit".
SOMCHAI   m   Thai
Derived from Thai สม (som) "worthy" and ชาย (chai) "man".
SOMERLED   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of the Old Norse name Somarliðr meaning "summer traveller". This was the name of a 12th-century Scottish warlord who created a kingdom on the Scottish islands.
SOMHAIRLE   m   Scottish, Irish
Gaelic form of Somarliðr (see SOMERLED).
SOMPORN   m   Thai
Derived from Thai สม (som) "worthy" and พร (phon) "blessing".
SOMSAK   m   Thai
Derived from Thai สม (som) "worthy" and ศักดิ์ (sak) "power, honour".
SƠN   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (sơn) meaning "mountain".
SONAM   f & m   Tibetan, Bhutanese, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "virtuous, good karma, fortunate" in Tibetan.
SONER   m   Turkish
Means "last man" in Turkish.
SONNIE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of SONNY.
SONNY   m   English
From a nickname which is commonly used to denote a young boy, derived from the English word son.
SOO-JIN   f & m   Korean
Variant transcription of SU-JIN.
SOPHEA   f & m   Khmer
Means "wisdom" in Khmer.
SOPHEAP   f & m   Khmer
Means "gentle, proper" in Khmer.
SOPHOCLES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Σοφοκλης (Sophokles), which was derived from Greek σοφος (sophos) "skilled, clever" and κλεος (kleos) "glory". Sophocles was a 5th-century BC Greek tragic poet.
SOPHOKLES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of SOPHOCLES.
SOPHOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of SOPHUS.
SOPHRONIOS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of SOPHRONIUS.
SOPHRONIUS   m   Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Σωφρονιος (Sophronios), which was derived from Greek σωφρων (sophron) "self-controlled, sensible". Saint Sophronius was a 7th-century patriarch of Jerusalem.
SOPHUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Σοφος (Sophos) which meant "skilled, clever".
SORA   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese (sora) or (sora) which both mean "sky". Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also form this name.
SÖREN   m   Swedish, German
Swedish and German form of SØREN.
SØREN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish form of SEVERINUS. Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a Danish philosopher who is regarded as a precursor of existentialism.
SORIN   m   Romanian
Possibly derived from Romanian soare meaning "sun".
SORLEY   m   Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of SOMHAIRLE.
SOROUSH   m   Persian Mythology, Persian
Modern Persian form of Avestan Sraosha meaning "obedience". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel), later equated with the angel Gabriel.
SOSIGENES   m   Ancient Greek
Means "born safely" from Greek σως (sos) "safe, whole, unwounded" and γενης (genes) "born". This was the name of an astronomer from Alexandria employed by Julius Caesar to correct the Roman calendar.
SOSIMO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of ZOSIMUS.
SOSLAN   m   Ossetian
Ossetian form of SOSRUKO.
SOSO   m   Georgian
Diminutive of IOSEB.
SOSRUKO   m   Caucasian Mythology
Derived from Turkic suslä "menacing". This is the name of a trickster god in Caucasian mythology. He is the hero of the Nart sagas.
SOTA   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of SOUTA.
SOTH   m   Khmer
Means "pure" in Khmer.
SOTHY   m & f   Khmer
Means "intelligence" in Khmer.
SOTIRIOS   m   Greek
Variant of SOTIRIS.
SOTIRIS   m   Greek
Derived from Greek σωτηρια (soteria) meaning "salvation".
SOUMA   m   Japanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SOUTA   m   Japanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
SPARROW   m & f   English (Rare)
From the name of the bird, ultimately from Old English spearwa.
SPARTACUS   m   History
Means "from the city of Sparta" in Latin. Spartacus was the name of a Thracian-born Roman slave who led a slave revolt in Italy in the 1st century BC. He was eventually killed in battle and many of his followers were crucified.
SPAS   m   Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian спасен (spasen) meaning "saved".
SPENCER   m   English
From a surname which meant "dispenser of provisions" in Middle English. A famous bearer was American actor Spencer Tracy (1900-1967). It was also the surname of Princess Diana (1961-1997).
SPIKE   m   English (Rare)
From a nickname which may have originally been given to a person with spiky hair.
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