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ROSWELL m English
From a surname which was derived from an Old English place name meaning "horse spring".
ROYSTON m English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally taken from an Old English place name meaning "town of Royse". The given name Royse
was a medieval variant of ROSE
RUDOLPH m English
English form of RUDOLF
, imported from Germany in the 19th century. Robert L. May used it in 1939 for his Christmas character Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
RUDYARD m English (Rare)
From a place name meaning "red yard" in Old English. This name was borne by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), the author of 'The Jungle Book' and other works, who was named after Rudyard Lake in Staffordshire.
RUKMINI f Hinduism
Means "adorned with gold" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of a princess who became the wife of Krishna
RUSSELL m English
From a surname which meant "little red one" in French. A notable bearer of the surname was the agnostic British philosopher Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), who wrote on many subjects including logic, epistemology and mathematics... [more]
RUSUDAN f Georgian
Possibly derived from Persian روز (ruz)
meaning "day". This name was borne by a 13th-century ruling queen of Georgia.
SABRINA f English, Italian, German
Latinized form of Habren
, the original Welsh name of the River Severn. According to Geoffrey of Monmouth, Sabrina was the name of a princess who was drowned in the Severn... [more]
SAFFRON f English (Rare)
From the English word which refers either to a spice, the crocus flower from which it is harvested, or the yellow-orange colour of the spice. It is derived via Old French from Arabic زعفران (za'faran)
, itself probably from Persian meaning "gold leaves".
SALACIA f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin sal
meaning "salt". This was the name of the Roman goddess of salt water.
SANFORD m English
From an English surname, originally from a place name, which meant "sand ford" in Old English.
SANJAYA m Hinduism
Means "completely victorious, triumphant" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a royal official in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata'.
SATCHEL m & f English (Rare)
From a surname derived from Old English sacc
meaning "sack, bag", referring to a person who was a bag maker.
SAVELIY m Russian
Russian form of the Latin name Sabellius
meaning "a Sabine". The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy.
SAVITRI f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "relating to the sun" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a hymn dedicated to Savitr, a Hindu sun god, and it is also the name of his daughter. It is borne by several other characters in Hindu epics, including a wife of Brahma
, a wife of Shiva
, and a daughter of Daksha... [more]
SCARLET f English (Modern)
Either a variant of SCARLETT
or else from the English word for the red colour. The word is derived (via Old French and medieval Latin) from Persian سقرلاط (saghrilat)
, the name of a type of cloth.
SCEVOLA m Italian
Italian form of the Roman cognomen Scaevola
, which was derived from Latin scaevus
"left-handed". The first bearer of this name was Gaius Mucius Scaevola, who acquired it, according to legend, after he thrust his right hand into a blazing fire in order to intimidate the Etruscan king Porsenna, who was blockading the city of Rome.
SEONG-HO m Korean
From Sino-Korean 成 (seong)
meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or 盛 (seong)
meaning "abundant, flourishing" combined with 鎬 (ho)
meaning "stove, bright" or 晧 (ho)
meaning "daybreak, bright"... [more]
SEONG-SU m Korean
From Sino-Korean 成 (seong)
meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or 聖 (seong)
meaning "holy, sacred" combined with 洙 (su)
, which refers to a river in China... [more]
SEO-YEON f Korean
From Sino-Korean 瑞 (seo)
meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" and 姢 (yeon)
meaning "beautiful, graceful", besides other hanja character combinations.
SEQUOIA f & m English (Rare)
From the name of huge trees that grow in California. The tree got its name from the Cherokee scholar Sequoya (also known as George Guess), the inventor of the Cherokee alphabet.
SERGIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name, possibly meaning "servant" in Latin but most likely of unknown Etruscan origin. Saint Sergius was a 4th-century Roman officer who was martyred in Syria with his companion Bacchus... [more]
SERVAAS m Dutch
Dutch form of the Late Latin name Servatius
, derived from servatus
"saved, redeemed". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who helped spread Christianity to the Low Countries.
SEVERUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name meaning "stern" in Latin. This name was borne by several early saints.
SEYMOUR m English
From a Norman surname which originally belonged to a person coming from the French town of Saint Maur (which means "Saint MAURUS
SHAMGAR m Biblical
Possibly means "sword" in Hebrew. Shamgar was one of the Old Testament judges.
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... [more]
SHARIAH m Arabic
Means "divine law, noble law" in Arabic, ultimately from an old Arabic word meaning "pathway".
SHAWNEE f English (Modern)
Means "southern people" in the Algonquin language. The Shawnee were an Algonquin tribe who originally lived in the Ohio valley.
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'... [more]
SHELTON m English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "shelf town" in Old English.
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).
SHINOBU f & m Japanese
From Japanese 忍 (shinobu)
meaning "endurance", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
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)... [more]
SHOUHEI m Japanese
From Japanese 翔 (shou)
meaning "soar, glide" and 平 (hei)
meaning "level, even, peaceful", in addition to other combinations of kanji which are pronounced the same way.
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'.
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.
SIONANN f Irish Mythology
The name of an Irish goddess, a granddaughter of Lir
, who was the personification of the River Shannon. Her name is derived from the name of the river (see SHANNON
SOCORRO f Spanish
Means "succour, help, relief" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary María del Socorro
meaning "Mary of Perpetual Succour".
SOLANGE f French
French form of the Late Latin name Sollemnia
, which was derived from Latin sollemnis
"religious". This was the name of a French shepherdess who became a saint after she was killed by her master.
SOLEDAD f Spanish
Means "solitude" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary
, María de Soledad
, meaning "Mary of Solitude".
SOMPORN m Thai
Derived from Thai สม (som)
"worthy" and พร (phon)
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
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.
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).
SPURIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of uncertain meaning, probably of Etruscan origin. It may be related to the Late Latin word spurius
"of illegitimate birth", which was derived from Etruscan srural
STANLEY m English
From a surname meaning "stone clearing" in Old English. A notable bearer of the surname was the British-American explorer and journalist Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904), the man who found David Livingstone in Africa... [more]
STAVROS m Greek
Means "cross" in Greek, referring to the cross of the crucifixion.
STELLAN m Swedish
Meaning unknown, perhaps related to Old Norse stilling
"calm", or perhaps of German origin.
STRIBOG m Slavic Mythology
Possibly means "flowing god" in Slavic. Stribog was the Slavic god of the wind, cold, ice and frost.
SUELLEN f English
Contraction of SUSAN
and ELLEN (1)
. Margaret Mitchell used this name in her novel 'Gone with the Wind' (1936), where it belongs to Scarlett's sister.
SUMAYYA f Arabic < Previous Page Next Page >
Means "high above" in Arabic. This was the name of the first martyr for Islam.