Masculine Names

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SABAH UD-DIN m Arabic (Rare)
Means "morning of religion", derived from Arabic صباح (sabah) meaning "morning" and دين (din) meaning "religion".
SABAHUDIN m Bosnian
Bosnian form of SABAH UD-DIN.
SABAS m Spanish
From the Greek name Σάββας (Sabbas), which was derived from Hebrew סַבָא (sava') meaning "old man". Saints bearing this name include a 4th-century Gothic martyr, a 5th-century Cappadocian hermit, and a 12th-century archbishop of Serbia who is the patron saint of that country.
SABBAS m Late Greek
Greek form of SABAS.
SABELLIUS m Late Roman
Latin form of SAVELIY.
SABINO m Italian
Italian form of Sabinus (see SABINA).
SABINUS m Ancient Roman
Latin masculine form of SABINA.
SABRI m Arabic
Means "patient" in Arabic.
SABRİ m Turkish
Turkish form of SABRI.
SABURO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 三郎 (see SABURŌ).
SABURŌ m Japanese
From Japanese (sabu) meaning "three" and () meaning "son". This was traditionally a name for the third son. Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
SABUROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 三郎 (see SABURŌ).
SACHA m & f French
French form of SASHA.
SACHAIRI m Scottish
Scottish form of ZECHARIAH.
SACHEVERELL m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from a Norman place name. It was occasionally given in honour of preacher Henry Sacheverell (1674-1724).
SACHIN m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu
From Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "true, real". A famous bearer is the retired Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar (1973-).
SA'D m Arabic
Means "fortune, good luck" in Arabic. Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas was a military commander during the early years of Islam, serving under the Prophet Muhammad and his successor Umar.
SADDAM m Arabic
Means "one who confronts" in Arabic.
SADEGH m Persian
Persian form of SADIQ.
SADEQ m Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian صادق (see SADEGH).
ŞADİ m Turkish
Turkish form of SHADI (1).
SA'DI m Arabic
Means "fortunate, lucky" in Arabic.
SADİ m Turkish
Turkish form of SA'DI.
SADIK m Turkish
Turkish form of SADIQ.
SADIQ m Arabic
Means "loyal, true" in Arabic.
SÆWINE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements "sea" and wine "friend".
SAFA m & f Persian, Turkish, Arabic
Persian and Turkish form of SAFAA or SAFAA', as well as an alternate Arabic transcription of either of those names.
SAFAA f & m Arabic
Means "pure", from Arabic صفا (safa). As-Safaa is the name of one of the two sacred hills near Mecca. This can also be an alternate transcription of Arabic صفاء (see SAFAA').
SAFAA' f & m Arabic
Means "serenity, clarity" in Arabic.
SAFI m Arabic
Means "pure" in Arabic.
SAGE f & m English (Modern)
From the English word sage, which denotes either a type of spice or else a wise person.
SAGI m Hebrew
Means "elevated, sublime" in Hebrew.
SAHAK m Armenian
Armenian form of ISAAC. This was the name of a 5th-century patriarch of the Armenian Church.
ŞAHİN m Turkish
Turkish form of SHAHIN.
SA'ID m Arabic
Means "happy, lucky" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
SAIF m Arabic
Means "sword" in Arabic.
SAIF AL-DIN m Arabic
Means "sword of the faith" from Arabic سيف (sayf) meaning "sword" and دين (din) meaning "religion, faith".
SAIFUL m Arabic
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with سيف ال (Sayf al) meaning "sword of the" (such as SAIF AL-DIN).
SAIFULLAH m Arabic
Means "sword of ALLAH" from Arabic سيف (sayf) meaning "sword" combined with الله (Allah).
SAİT m Turkish
Turkish form of SA'ID.
SAJJAD m Arabic
Means "kneeling in prayer, prostration" in Arabic.
SAKARI m Finnish
Finnish form of ZECHARIAH.
SAKCHAI m Thai
Derived from Thai ศักดิ์ (sak) meaning "power, honour" and ชัย (chai) meaning "victory".
SAKHR m Arabic
Means "solid rock" in Arabic. This name appears in the poems of the 7th-century poetess Al-Khansa.
ŞAKİR m Turkish
Turkish form of SHAKIR.
SAKKE m Finnish
Diminutive of SAKARI.
SAKU m Finnish
Diminutive of SAKARI.
SAL f & m English
Short form of SALLY, SALVADOR, and other names beginning with Sal.
SALADIN m History
Anglicized form of SALAH AL-DIN.
SALAH (1) m Arabic
Means "righteousness" in Arabic.
SALAH (2) m Biblical
Form of SHELACH used in some English versions of the Old Testament.
SALAH AL-DIN m Arabic
Means "righteousness of religion" from Arabic صلاح (salah) meaning "righteousness" combined with دين (din) meaning "religion, faith". A famous bearer of this name was the sultan Salah al-Din Yusuf Ibn Ayyub, known in the western world as Saladin, the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty in Egypt in the 12th century. He recaptured Jerusalem from the crusaders and repelled the invaders of the Third Crusade. Salah al-Din was an honourific; his birth name was Yusuf.
SALAMA m & f Arabic
Means "safety" in Arabic.
SALAMBEK m Chechen
Derived from Arabic سَلآم (salaam) meaning "peace" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
SALAMON m Hungarian
Hungarian form of SOLOMON.
SALATHIEL m Biblical, Biblical Greek
Greek form of SHEALTIEL. This form is also used in some English versions of the Bible.
SALEEM m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic سليم or سالم (see SALIM).
SALEH m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic صالح (see SALIH).
SALEM m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic سليم or سالم (see SALIM).
SALİH m Turkish
Turkish form of SALIH.
SALIH m Arabic, Bosnian
Means "virtuous" in Arabic. According to the Quran this was the name of an early Arabian prophet.
SALIL m Arabic
Means "sword" or "son" in Arabic.
SALIM m Arabic
Means "safe, sound, intact" in Arabic, derived from the root سَلِمَ (salima) meaning "to be safe". This transcription represents two different Arabic names.
SALMAN m Arabic
Means "safe", derived from Arabic سَلِمَ (salima) meaning "to be safe".
SALOMÃO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of SOLOMON.
SALOMO m Biblical German, Biblical Dutch
German and Dutch form of SOLOMON.
SALOMON m French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical French, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
French and Scandinavian form of SOLOMON. This form also occurs in the Greek and Latin Old Testament (with the forms Σολομών and Solomon in the New Testament).
SALVADOR m Spanish
Spanish form of the Late Latin name Salvator, which meant "saviour". A famous bearer of this name was the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí (1904-1989).
SALVATOR m Late Roman
Latin form of SALVADOR.
SALVATORE m Italian
Italian cognate of SALVADOR.
SALVIO m Italian
Italian form of SALVIUS.
SALVIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name derived from Latin salvus meaning "safe". This was the family name of the short-lived Roman emperor Otho. It was also borne by several early saints.
SALVO m Italian
Variant of Salvio (see SALVIUS) or directly from Italian salvo meaning "safe".
SAM (1) m & f English
Short form of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA.
SAM (2) m Persian, Persian Mythology
Means "dark" in Avestan. This is the name of a hero in the 10th-century Persian epic the Shahnameh.
SAM (3) m Literature
The name of a hobbit in J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings (1954). His full given name was Samwise meaning "half wise" in Old English (the language used by Tolkien to represent the old hobbit speech).
SAMAD m Arabic
Means "eternal" in Arabic.
SAMAEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "severity of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of an archangel in Jewish tradition, described as a destructive angel of death.
SAMAR (2) m Urdu, Bengali
From Arabic ثمر (thamar) meaning "fruit, profit".
SAMED m Turkish
Variant of SAMET.
SAMEER (1) m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic سمير (see SAMIR (1)).
SAMEER (2) m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi समीर, Bengali সমীর or Gujarati સમીર (see SAMIR (2)).
SAMET m Turkish
Turkish form of SAMAD.
SAMI (1) m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SAMUEL.
SAMI (2) m Arabic
Means "elevated, sublime, supreme" in Arabic.
SAMİ m Turkish
Turkish form of SAMI (2).
ŞAMİL m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SHAMIL.
SAMİR m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SAMIR (1).
SAMIR (1) m Arabic
Means "companion in evening talk" in Arabic, from the root سَمَرَ (samara) meaning "to talk in the evening".
SAMIR (2) m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "wind, air" in Sanskrit.
SAMMIE f & m English
Diminutive of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA.
SAMMY m & f English
Diminutive of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA.
SAMNANG m & f Khmer
Means "lucky" in Khmer.
SAMO m Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Meaning uncertain. This was the name of a 7th-century ruler of the Slavs, who established a kingdom including parts of modern Slovenia, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. He was possibly of Frankish origin.
SAMOIL m Macedonian
Macedonian form of SAMUEL.
SAMOUEL m Biblical Greek
Form of SAMUEL found in the Greek Old Testament.
SAMPO m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Finnish mythology this is the name of a magical artifact (perhaps a mill) created by the smith god Ilmarinen.
SAMPPA m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SAMULI or ALEKSANTERI, or else a variant of SAMPO.
SAMPSON (1) m Biblical Greek
Greek form of Shimshon (see SAMSON).
SAMPSON (2) m English
From an English surname that was itself derived from a medieval form of the given name SAMSON.
SAMSON m Biblical, English, French, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name שִׁמְשׁוֹן (Shimshon), derived from שֶׁמֶשׁ (shemesh) meaning "sun". Samson was an Old Testament hero granted exceptional strength by God. His mistress Delilah betrayed him and cut his hair, stripping him of his power. Thus he was captured by the Philistines, blinded, and brought to their temple. However, in a final act of strength, he pulled down the pillars of the temple upon himself and his captors.... [more]
SAMU m Hungarian, Finnish, Spanish
Hungarian, Finnish and Spanish diminutive of SAMUEL.
SÁMUEL m Hungarian
Hungarian form of SAMUEL.
SAMUEL m English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Jewish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name שְׁמוּאֵל (Shemu'el), which could mean either "name of God" or "God has heard". As told in the Books of Samuel in the Old Testament, Samuel was the last of the ruling judges. He led the Israelites during a period of domination by the Philistines, who were ultimately defeated in battle at Mizpah. Later he anointed Saul to be the first king of Israel, and even later anointed his successor David.... [more]
SAMUELE m Italian
Italian form of SAMUEL.
SAMUHEL m Biblical Latin
Form of SAMUEL found in the Latin Old Testament.
SAMUIL m Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of SAMUEL.
SAMUILU m Old Church Slavic
Old Church Slavic form of SAMUEL.
SAMULI m Finnish
Finnish form of SAMUEL.
ŞAN m & f Turkish
Means "fame, reputation" in Turkish.
SANCHO m Spanish, Portuguese
Possibly a Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Sanctius, which was derived from the word sanctus meaning "saintly, holy". Alternatively, Sancho and Sanctius may be derived from an older Iberian name. This was the name of a 9th-century saint who was martyred by the Moors at Cordoba. It was also borne by several Spanish and Portuguese kings. Miguel de Cervantes used it in his novel Don Quixote (1605), where it belongs to the squire of Don Quixote.
SANCTIUS m Late Roman
Latin form of SANCHO.
SANDALIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Sandalius, a Latinized form of the Gothic name Sandulf meaning "true wolf", derived from sand "true" and ulf "wolf". This was the name of a 9th-century Spanish saint martyred by the Moors.
SANDER m Dutch, Estonian, Danish, Norwegian
Dutch, Estonian, Danish and Norwegian short form of ALEXANDER.
SANDFORD m English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of SANFORD.
SANDILE m Southern African, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele
Means "we increased" in Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.
SÁNDOR m Hungarian
Hungarian form of ALEXANDER.
SANDRO m Italian, Georgian
Short form of ALESSANDRO (Italian) or ALEKSANDRE (Georgian). Sandro Botticelli was an Italian Renaissance artist, the painter of The Birth of Venus and other famous works.
SANDU m Romanian
Short form of ALEXANDRU.
SANDY m & f English
Originally a diminutive of ALEXANDER. As a feminine name it is a diminutive of ALEXANDRA or SANDRA. It can also be given in reference to the colour.
SANEL m Croatian
Masculine form of SANELA.
SANFORD m English
From an English surname, originally from a place name, which meant "sand ford" in Old English.
SANG m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (sang) meaning "common, frequent, regular" or other characters that are pronounced similarly.
SANG-HUN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (sang) meaning "still, yet" combined with (hun) meaning "meritorious deed, rank". Other hanja characters can form this name as well.
SANI m Arabic
Means "brilliant, splendid" in Arabic.
SANJAYA m Hinduism
Means "completely victorious, triumphant" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a royal official in the Hindu epic the Mahabharata.
SANJEET m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi संजीत (see SANJIT).
SANJEEV m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi संजीव, Gujarati સંજીવ, Gurmukhi ਸੰਜੀਵ, Telugu సంజీవ్ or Kannada ಸಂಜೀವ್ (see SANJIV).
SANJIB m Bengali
Bengali form of SANJIV.
SANJIN m Croatian
Masculine form of SANJA.
SANJIT m Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "complete victory" in Sanskrit.
SANJIV m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit संजीव (sanjiva) meaning "living, reviving".
SANKAR m Indian, Malayalam, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Malayalam ശങ്കർ or Bengali শংকর (see SHANKAR).
SANS m Medieval Spanish
Old variant of SANCHO.
SANSONE m Italian
Italian form of SAMSON.
SANTE m Italian
Variation of SANTO.
SANTERI m Finnish
Finnish short form of ALEXANDER.
SANTI m Spanish
Short form of SANTIAGO.
SANTIAGO m Spanish, Portuguese
Means "Saint James", derived from Spanish santo "saint" combined with Yago, an old Spanish form of JAMES, the patron saint of Spain. This is the name of the capital city of Chile, as well as several other cities in the Spanish-speaking world.
SANTINO m Italian
Diminutive of SANTO.
SANTO m Italian
Means "saint" in Italian, ultimately from Latin sanctus.
SANTOS m Spanish
Means "saints" in Spanish.
SANTTU m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ALEXANDER.
SANYA (2) m & f Russian
Diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.
SANYI m Hungarian
Diminutive of SÁNDOR.
SAOUL m Biblical Greek
Form of SAUL used in the Greek Old Testament.
SARAL m Indian, Hindi
Means "straight" in Sanskrit.
SARAVA m Various
From a phrase used by members of the Candomblé religion (an African religion that was taken to Brazil by African slaves), which means "good luck".
SARDAR m Persian, Urdu, Pashto
From a title meaning "chief, leader", derived from Persian سر (sar) meaning "head, authority" and the suffix دار (dar) meaning "possessor".
SARGIS m Armenian
Armenian form of SERGIUS.
SARGON m Akkadian (Anglicized), Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew form סַרְגּוֹן (Sargon) of the Akkadian name Sharru-ukin, from šarru meaning "king" and kīnu meaning "legitimate, true". This was the name of the first king of the Akkadian Empire, beginning in the 24th century BC. It was also borne by the 8th-century BC Assyrian king Sargon II, who appears briefly in the Old Testament. The usual English spelling of the name is based on this biblical mention, applied retroactively to the earlier king.
SARKIS m Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Սարգիս (see SARGIS).
SAROSH m Persian Mythology
Middle Persian form of SOROUSH.
SARPEDON m Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek legend Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and Laodamia, and the king of the Lycians. He was one of the chief warriors who fought against the Greeks in defense of Troy, but he was killed by Patroclus. Another Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and Europa.
SARVESH m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "ruler of all" from Sanskrit सर्व (sarva) meaning "all" and ईश (isha) meaning "ruler, lord".
SAŠA m & f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene diminutive of ALEKSANDER or ALEKSANDRA.
SASCHA m & f German
German form of SASHA.
SASHA m & f Russian, Ukrainian, English, French
Russian and Ukrainian diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.
SASHI m & f Indian, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Kannada ಶಶಿ (see SHASHI).
SASHO m Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian diminutive of ALEXANDER, as well as an alternate transcription of Macedonian Сашо (see SAŠO).
SASHOK m Russian
Diminutive of ALEKSANDR.
SAŠKO m Macedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ALEXANDER.
SAŠO m Slovene, Macedonian
Slovene and Macedonian diminutive of ALEXANDER.
SATAN m Theology, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew שָׂטָן (satan) meaning "adversary". This is the Hebrew name of the enemy of the Judeo-Christian god. In the New Testament he is also known by the title Devil (Diabolos in Greek).
SATCHEL m English (Rare)
From a surname derived from Old English sacc meaning "sack, bag", referring to a person who was a bag maker.
SATISHA m Hinduism
Means "lord of Sati" from the name of the Hindu goddess SATI combined with ईश (isha) meaning "ruler". This is another name for the Hindu god Shiva.
SATURN m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Saturnus, which is of unknown meaning. In Roman mythology he was the father of Jupiter, Juno and others, and was also the god of agriculture. This is also the name of the ringed sixth planet in the solar system.
SATURNINO m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of SATURNINUS.
SATURNINUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the name of the Roman god Saturnus (see SATURN). This was the name of several early saints.
SAÚL m Spanish
Spanish form of SAUL.
SAUL m Biblical, Jewish, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name שָׁאוּל (Sha'ul) meaning "asked for, prayed for". This was the name of the first king of Israel, as told in the Old Testament. Before the end of his reign he lost favour with God, and after a defeat by the Philistines he was succeeded by David as king. In the New Testament, Saul was the original Hebrew name of the apostle Paul.
SAULI m Finnish
Finnish form of SAUL.
SAULIUS m Lithuanian
Masculine form of SAULĖ. This is also the Lithuanian form of SAUL.
SAVA m Serbian, Bulgarian
Serbian and Bulgarian form of SABAS.
SAVAŞ m Turkish
Means "war" in Turkish.
SAVELI m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Савелий (see SAVELIY).
SAVELIY m Russian
Russian form of the Latin name Sabellius meaning "a Sabine". The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy.
SAVELY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Савелий (see SAVELIY).
SAVERIO m Italian
Italian form of XAVIER.
SAVERIU m Corsican
Corsican form of XAVIER.
SAVINO m Italian
Italian variant form of Sabinus (see SABINA).
SAVIO m Italian
Means "clever, bright" in Italian.
SAVITR m Hinduism
Means "rouser, stimulator" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu sun god, sometimes identified with Surya.
SAVVA m Russian
Russian form of SABAS.
SAVVAS m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of SABBAS.
SAWNEY m Scottish
Scottish form of SANDY.
SAWYER m & f English (Modern)
From a surname meaning "sawer of wood" in Middle English. Mark Twain used it for the hero in his novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).
SAWYL m Welsh
Welsh form of SAMUEL.
SAXON m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from the name of the Germanic tribe the Saxons, ultimately deriving from the Germanic word sahs meaning "knife". This name can also be given in direct reference to the tribe.
SAYYID m Arabic
Means "lord, master" in Arabic. A famous bearer was the Egyptian musician Sayyid Darwish (1892-1923).
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.
SCHUYLER m & f English
From a Dutch surname meaning "scholar". Dutch settlers brought the surname to America, where it was subsequently adopted as a given name in honour of the American general and senator Philip Schuyler (1733-1804).
SCOT m English, Scottish
Variant form of SCOTT.
SCOTT m English, Scottish
From an English and Scottish surname that referred to a person from Scotland or a person who spoke Scottish Gaelic. It is derived from Latin Scoti meaning "Gaelic speaker", with the ultimate origin uncertain.
SCOTTIE m English, Scottish
Diminutive of SCOTT.
SCOTTY m English, Scottish
Diminutive of SCOTT.
m Irish
Variant of SÉAGHDHA.
SEACHNALL m Irish
Possibly an Irish form of SECUNDINUS. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint, also known as Secundinus.
SEAD m Bosnian
Bosnian form of SA'ID.
SÉAFRA m Irish
Irish form of GEOFFREY.
SEAGHDH m Scottish
Scottish form of SÉAGHDHA.
SÉAGHDHA m Irish
Possibly means "esteemed, majestic" in Irish.
SÉAMAS m Irish
Irish form of JAMES.
SÉAMUS m Irish
Irish form of JAMES.
SEÁN m Irish
Irish form of JOHN.
SEAN m Irish, English
Anglicized form of SEÁN.
SEANÁN m Irish
Variant of SENÁN.
SÉARLAS m Irish
Irish form of CHARLES.
SEBASTIAAN m Dutch
Dutch form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIÁN m Spanish, Czech
Spanish and Czech form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIAN m German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Finnish, Romanian, Czech
From the Latin name Sebastianus, which meant "from Sebaste". Sebaste was the name a town in Asia Minor, its name deriving from Greek σεβαστός (sebastos) meaning "venerable" (a translation of Latin Augustus, the title of the Roman emperors). According to Christian tradition, Saint Sebastian was a 3rd-century Roman soldier martyred during the persecutions of the emperor Diocletian. After he was discovered to be a Christian, he was tied to a stake and shot with arrows. This however did not kill him. Saint Irene of Rome healed him and he returned to personally admonish Diocletian, whereupon the emperor had him beaten to death.... [more]
SEBASTIANO m Italian
Italian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIÃO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SÉBASTIEN m French
French form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIJAN m Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTJAN m Slovene
Slovene form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
ŠEBESTIÁN m Czech (Archaic)
Older Czech form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBESTYÉN m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SECHNALL m Irish
Variant of SEACHNALL.
SECUNDINUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name derived from the praenomen SECUNDUS. Saint Secundinus, also known as Seachnall, was a 5th-century assistant to Saint Patrick who became the first bishop of Dunshaughlin.
SECUNDUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "second" in Latin.
SEFA m & f Turkish
Turkish form of SAFAA'.
SEFTON m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "town in the rushes" in Old English.
SEFU m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "sword" in Swahili, ultimately from Arabic سيف (sayf).
SEGISMUNDO m Spanish
Spanish form of SIGISMUND.
ŞEHZADE m Turkish
Turkish form of SHAHZAD.
SEISYLL m Ancient Welsh
Old Welsh form of SEXTILIUS.
SEJAD m Bosnian
Bosnian form of SA'ID.
SEKANI m Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "laugh" in Tumbuka.
SEKAR m Tamil
Tamil form of SHEKHAR.
SEKHAR m Indian, Telugu, Bengali
Telugu and Bengali form of SHEKHAR.
SELAHATTİN m Turkish
Turkish form of SALAH AL-DIN.
SELBY m & f English (Rare)
From an English surname that was from a place name meaning "willow farm" in Old Norse.
SELEUCUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Σέλευκος (Seleukos), of unknown meaning. It is possibly related to λευκός (leukos) meaning "bright, white". This was the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals, who established the Seleucid Empire in Western Asia after Alexander's death.
SELİM m Turkish
Turkish form of SALIM. This was the name of three Ottoman sultans, including the father of Süleyman the Magnificent.
SELMAN m Turkish
Turkish form of SALMAN.
SELWYN m English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally derived from an Old English given name, which was formed of the elements sele "manor" and wine "friend".
SEM m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Dutch
Form of SHEM used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
SEMEN m Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of SIMON (1), as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Семён (see SEMYON).
SEMİH m Turkish
Means "generous" in Turkish.
SEMION m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Семён (see SEMYON).
SEMİR m Turkish
Turkish form of SAMIR (1).
ŞEMSETTİN m Turkish
Turkish form of SHAMS AL-DIN.
SEMYON m Russian
Russian form of SIMON (1).
SENÁN m Irish
Means "little old person", derived from Old Irish sen "old" combined with a diminutive suffix. Saint Senán was a 6th-century monk from Munster, Ireland.
SENAN m Irish
Anglicized form of SENÁN.
SENDER m Yiddish
Yiddish form of ALEXANDER.
SENDOA m Basque
Means "strong" in Basque.
SENECA m Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen derived from Latin senectus meaning "old". This was the name of both a Roman orator (born in Spain) and also of his son, a philosopher and statesman. This name also coincides with that of the Seneca, a Native American tribe that lived near the Great Lakes, whose name meant "place of stones".
ŞENER m Turkish
From Turkish şen meaning "happy" and er meaning "brave man".
SENGPHET f & m Lao
From Lao ແສງ (saeng) meaning "light" and ເພັດ (phet) meaning "diamond, gem".
SENN m Dutch (Modern)
Meaning unknown, possibly related to SENNE.
SENNA f & m Dutch (Modern)
Meaning unknown, possibly from the name of the senna plant.
SENNACHERIB m Ancient Assyrian (Anglicized), Biblical, Biblical Latin
From Akkadian Sin-ahhi-eriba meaning "Sin has replaced my (lost) brothers", from the god's name SIN combined with a plural form of aḫu meaning "brother" and riābu meaning "to replace". This was the name of a 7th-century BC Assyrian king who destroyed Babylon. He appears in the Old Testament.
SENNE m Dutch (Modern)
Possibly a Dutch diminutive of SEBASTIAN or SANDER.
ŞENOL m & f Turkish
Means "be happy", from Turkish şen "happy".
SEOC m Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of JACK.
SEOIRSE m Irish
Irish form of GEORGE.
SEO-JOON m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 서준 (see SEO-JUN).
SEO-JUN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" or (seo) meaning "open up, unfold, comfortable, easy" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
SEOK m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seok) meaning "stone" or (seok) meaning "tin", as well as other characters that are pronounced the same way.
SEONG m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded", as well as other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. Although it does appear as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character.
SEONG-HO m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "abundant, flourishing" combined with (ho) meaning "stove, bright" or (ho) meaning "daybreak, bright". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEONG-HUN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" combined with (hun) meaning "meritorious deed, rank". Other hanja character combinations can form this name as well.
SEONG-HYEON m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" combined with (hyeon), which refers to a device used to lift a tripod cauldron. Other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEONG-JIN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "star, planet" combined with (jin) meaning "town, marketplace" or (jin) meaning "shake, tremor, excite". Other hanja character combinations are also possible.
SEONG-MIN m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "nature, character, sex" combined with (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEONG-SU m Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "holy, sacred" combined with (su), which refers to a river in China. Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEÒRAS m Scottish
Scottish form of GEORGE.
SEÒSAIDH m Scottish
Scottish form of JOSEPH.
SEOSAMH m Irish
Irish form of JOSEPH.
SEPI m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SEPPO (1) or SEBASTIAN.
SEPP m German
German diminutive of JOSEPH.
SEPPE m Flemish
Flemish diminutive of SEBASTIAN.
SEPPEL m German
German diminutive of JOSEPH.
SEPPO (1) m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish seppä meaning "smith". Seppo Ilmarinen ("the smith Ilmarinen") was the name of a master craftsman in the Finnish epic the Kalevala.
SEPPO (2) m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SEBASTIAN.
SEPTEMBER f & m English (Rare)
From the name of the ninth month (though it means "seventh month" in Latin, since it was originally the seventh month of the Roman year), which is sometimes used as a given name for someone born in September.
SEPTIMIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was derived from SEPTIMUS. Septimius Severus was an early 3rd-century Roman emperor. This was also the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr.
SEPTIMUS m Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "seventh" in Latin.
SEQUOIA f & m English (Rare)
From the name of huge trees that grow in California. The tree got its name from the 19th-century Cherokee scholar Sequoyah (also known as George Guess), the inventor of the Cherokee writing system.
SEQUOYAH m Indigenous American, Cherokee
Possibly from Cherokee siqua meaning "hog". This was the name of the Cherokee man (also known as George Guess) who devised the Cherokee writing system in the 19th century.
SERAFEIM m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Σεραφείμ (see SERAFIM).
SERAFIM m Greek, Portuguese, Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Form of Seraphinus (see SERAPHINA) in various languages.
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