SetebosmTheatre Seen in Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest' (1611), in which Setebos is the god worshipped by Caliban and Sycorax.
SetefillafSpanish From the Spanish titles of the Virgin Mary, La Virgen de Setefilla and Nuestra Señora de Setefilla, meaning "The Virgin of Setefilla" and "Our Lady of Setefilla," venerated at the hermitage in Lora del Río in the Andalusian province of Seville... [more]
SethefLiterature Created by Toni Morrison for her Pulitzer prize-winning novel "Beloved." Sethe is the mother of the title character, whom she murders out of an extreme act of love: she would rather kill her child than give it up to the hands of slavery.... [more]
SethumMalayalam Name is originated from the word Rama Sethu , which is believed by the Hindu as the name of the bridge constructed by Lord Rama to reach Lanka to save his wife and Goddess Sita from Ravana.
Setsum & fJapanese From Japanese 節 (setsu) meaning "section, period, verse, melody", though it is often written せつ using the hiragana writing system. It can also come from せ (se) meaning "world" combined with 津 (tsu), a place name, such as Tsu city in Mie prefecture... [more]
SetsukafJapanese Japanese for "Snow Flower". Made popular by Setsuka of the Soul Calibur series.
Setsunaf & mJapanese (Modern), Popular Culture From Japanese 刹那 (setsuna) meaning "a moment, an instant". It can also be given as a combination of 刹 (setsu) meaning "temple" or 雪 (setsu) meaning "snow" combined with Japanese 那 (na) a phonetic kanji or 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens"... [more]
SetsuomJapanese From Japanese 接 (setsu) meaning "touch" combined with 男 (o) meaning "male". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SettelafRomani Meaning uncertain. A famous bearer of this given name was Settela Steinbach (1934-1944), a Dutch Sinti girl who lost her life in the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. She posthumously became an icon of the Holocaust, due to her brief appearance in a video of the transit camp Westerbork, which had been made by fellow Holocaust victim Rudolf Breslauer (1903-1944 or 1945).
Seulgif & mKorean (Modern) From native Korean 슬기 (seulgi) meaning "wisdom, intelligence." It can also be written with hanja, combining a seul hanja, like 璱 meaning "blue jewel" or 瑟, referring to the pipa instrument, with a gi hanja, such as 基 meaning "foundation, base," 起 meaning "rise, stand up; go up; begin," 璣 meaning "jewel; star" or 伎 meaning "talent, skill, gift."
SeungtaemKorean From 勝 "victory; excel, be better than",勝 meaning "victory", "win", "exellent", "good", "better" or 承 "inherit, receive; succeed" (seung) and 泰 (tae) meaning "peaceful, calm, peace, easy."
Seung-umKorean From Sino-Korean 承 "inherit, receive; succeed" or 勝 "victory; excel, be better than" (seung), and 佑 "help, protect, bless" or 友 "friend, companion; fraternity" (u).
Seung-wanm & fKorean From Sino-Korean 承 "inherit, receive; succeed" or 勝 "victory; excel, be better than" (seung) and 完 "complete, finish, settle; whole" or 玩 "play with, joke, enjoy" (wan).
SèvefBreton Allegedly from Breton seu "beautiful". She was a Breton saint of the 6th century, a sister of the renowned Saint Tugdual (one of the seven founder saints of Brittany). A commune in Brittany is named for her.
SevedmSwedish A more modern variant of the old Norse name Sigvid consisting of the Old Norse elements 'sig' meaning victory and 'vidh' meaning forest. It is also possible that Seved is a Swedish spelling change of the Latin name Severinus.
SevernfEnglish, English (Canadian) English form of Habren, the original Welsh name of the longest river in Great Britain, which is of unknown meaning (perhaps "boundary"). Its use as a given name may be inspired by the name Sabrina, which was the Roman name of the river... [more]
SevillafSpanish Spanish form of Sibylla, according to Dunkling & Gosling. 'Borne by an early saint and is occasionally used. Spanish place name Seville is also transferred to first-name use from time to time; in this case the original meaning is probably "lower, beneath".'
SevinfOttoman Turkish Sevin is Kurdish and Turkish for "lovely", "love her", or "rejoice". It is from Ottoman Turkey, but since the Persians or Iranians use it a lot too, it is written in Arabic characters as well.
Sextansm & fAstronomy Sextans is one of the constellations introduced by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius. It represents the astronomical sextant. Hevelius named the constellation after the sextant he used to measure star positions... [more]
SforzamMedieval Italian Derived from Italian sforzare "to force, strain". The dynastic name of the dukes of Milan in the 15th and 16th centuries, the family name was occasionally used as a given name in Italy.
SganarellemTheatre Possibly from Italian sgannare "to disillusion" or derived from Italian Zannarello, a diminutive of Zanni. Molière used characters named Sganarelle in multiple plays, including his one-act comedy 'Sganarelle, or The Imaginary Cuckold' (1660).
ShabbataimHebrew, Jewish Derived from Hebrew shabbat, which is the name of the Hebrew day of rest. Shabbat (sabbath in English) means "rest" or "cessation", having ultimately been derived from the Hebrew verb shavat "to repose, to rest, to cease"... [more]
ShabbethaimBiblical, Jewish Shabbethai, a Levite who helped Ezra in the matter of the foreign marriages (Ezra 10:15), probably the one present at Ezra's reading of the law (Nehemiah 8:7), and possibly the Levite chief and overseer (Nehemiah 11:16)... [more]
ShacharitfHebrew (Rare) Shacharit is the Morning Prayer in Judaism, the central prayer in the three daily prayers. Also feminine form of Shachar.
ShachifHinduism, Sanskrit Means "glow; flame" in Sanskrit. Shachi is the Queen consort of Indra. She is the goddess of beauty, jealousy and rage. She is one of the seven Matrikas (mother goddesses). Shachi is described as beautiful and having the most beautiful eyes... [more]