Submitted Names Starting with S

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Sakalenge f Nyakyusa
Means "made of flowers" in Nyakyusa.
Sakana f Tamil
a sot of rhythum in cultural music.
Sakari m Japanese
From 盛り (sakari), referring to a peak or height of something (e.g. the peak/height of summer) (compare Sakaru), also written as 昌, 壮, 隆 and such.
Sakari f Inuit
A name meaning "sweet" in Inuit.
Sákariarse m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Zacharias.
Sakarías m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sakarias.
Sakariya m Thai (Muslim)
Thai form of Zakariyya (see Zechariah).
Sakariye m Somali
Somali form of Zechariah.
Sakaru m Japanese (Rare)
From verb 盛る (sakaru) meaning "to prosper, flourish" (compare Sakari).... [more]
Sakasha f & m Sanskrit, Indian, Malayalam, Hinduism, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali, Kannada
Meaning- near, visible, present, having appearance, vicinity
Sakda m Thai
Means "power, vigour, force" in Thai.
Sakda m Lao
Means "power, authority" in Lao.
Sake m West Frisian
Frisian short form of Germanic names that contain an element that is closely related to Old High German sahhan meaning "to fight, to battle."... [more]
Sakeena f Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Sakina.
Sakeenah f Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of Sakina.
Saken m Kazakh
Derived from Arabic سَاكِن (sākin) meaning "inhabitant, resident".
Saket m Indian
1.Saket means a place said to be very close to Heaven, thus a place where God resides.... [more]
Sâkêwêw f & m Cree
Means "He/She comes into view" in Cree.
Sakhaaya f Yakut
Derived from Yakut Саха (Sakha) meaning "Sakha, Yakut".
Sakhi f Indian
Friend.
Sakhile m Zulu
Means "we have built" in Zulu.
Sakhipe f Chuvash
Chuvash form of Sahiba.
Sakhon m & f Thai
Means "river, ocean, sea" in Thai.
Sakhsekuun m Indigenous American
Tsuu T'ina or Sarcee Indian name, the meaning of which is uncertain.
Sakhva f Chuvash
Chuvash form of Safa.
Sakiaya f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom" and 希 (ki) meaning "hope" combined with 彩 (aya) meaning "colour", 綾 (aya) meaning "design", or other kanji characters with the same pronunciation.
Sakib m Albanian
Albanian form of Saqib.
Sakibe f Albanian
Albanian form of Saqiba.
Sakie f Japanese
Japanese... [more]
Sakiha f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" combined with 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf, petal". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakihime f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" combined with 姫 (hime) meaning "princess". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakiho f Japanese
From Japanese 幸 (saki) meaning "good luck, good fortune; happiness" combined with 歩 (ho) meaning "walk". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakika f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" combined with 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) which both mean "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakiki f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" combined with 希 (ki) meaning "hope, rare". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakiku f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" combined with 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakimi f Japanese
From Japanese 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 紀 (ki) meaning "century" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakin m Turkish
Means calm
Säkinä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Sakina.
Səkinə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Sakina.
Sakina f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakinah f Hausa
Means "tranquility, peace of mind" in Hausa.
Sakinah f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Arabic alternate transcription of Sakina as well as the Malay and Indonesian form.
Sakinat f Avar, Kumyk, Lak, Kabardian
Avar, Kumyk, Lak and Kabardian form of Sakina.
Sakine f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Nordic feminine variant of Zacharias and short form of Isakine.
Sakine f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakino f Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "aid, help", 希 (ki) meaning "hope" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Şakirä f Tatar
Tatar form of Shakira.
Šäkirä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Shakira.
Šakira f Bosnian (Rare)
Bosnian form of Shakira.
Sakira f Japanese
From Japanese 桜 (sa) meaning "cherry blossom" combined with 輝 (kira) meaning "brightness; lustre; brilliance; radiance; splendor". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakis m Greek
Short form of Greek diminutives that end in -σάκης (-sakis), such as Anastasakis, Athanasakis and Dionysakis.... [more]
Sakit m Chuvash
Chuvash form of Sa'id.
Sakito m Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saki) meaning "blossom" or 先 (saki) meaning "future" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Sakiusa m Tongan, Fijian
Tongan and Fijian form of Zacchaeus.
Sakiuse m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Zakæus.
Sakiyo f Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "aid, help", 季 (ki) meaning "younger brother" combined with 代 (yo) meaning "generation". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakka f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom" combined with 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) which both mean "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakkarat m Thai
Means "era" in Thai.
Sakkariarsi m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Sákariarse.
Sakkeus m Finnish, Norwegian
Finnish and Norwegian form of Zacchaeus.
Sakkiz m Uzbek
Means "eight" in Uzbek.
Sak-nikte f Yucatec Maya
Means "white flower" in Yucatec Maya. This was the name of a legendary princess, also written about in Antonio Mediz Bolio's 'Chichén-Itzá y la princesa Sac-Nicté'.
Sako m Armenian
Diminutive of Sargis.
Sako f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakon m Japanese
This name is used as 左近 with 左 (sa, sha, hidari) meaning "left" and 近 (kin, kon, chika.i) meaning "akin, early, near, tantamount."... [more]
Sakon m & f Thai
Alternate transcription of Sakhon.
Sakoto f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom" combined with 琴 (koto), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp. Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Sâkowêw f & m Cree
Means "He/She makes a joyful sounds" or "War Whoop" in Cree.
Saksi f Khmer
From Sanskrit सक्शि (sakshi) meaning "witness".
Saksit m Thai
Means "holy, sacred" in Thai.
Saksonmurod m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek sakson meaning "eighty" and murod meaning "aim, wish, desire".
Saksonto'ra m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek sakson meaning "eighty" and to'ra meaning "lord".
Sakti m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Shakti.
Saku m & f Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 瑳 (sa) meaning "polish, brilliant white luster of a gem, artful smile", 彩 (sa) meaning "colour", 咲 (saku, sa) meaning "blossom", 作 (saku) meaning "make, production, prepare, build", 朔 (saku) meaning "conjunction (astronomy), first day of month, north", 索 (saku) meaning "cord, rope, searching, inquiring", 桜 (saku, sa) meaning "cherry blossom", 紗 (sa) meaning "gauze", 小 (sa) meaning "little, small", 爽 (sa) meaning "refreshing, bracing, resonant, sweet, clear", 朝 (sa) meaning "morning", 櫻 (sa) meaning "cherry" or 颯 (sa) meaning "sudden, quick, sound of the wind" combined with 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 公 (ku) meaning "public, prince, official, governmental", 空 (ku) meaning "sky", 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red", 玖 (ku) meaning "beautiful black jewel, nine", 矩 (ku) meaning "ruler", 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess" or 丘 (ku) meaning "hill, knoll"... [more]
Sakujitsu m Japanese
Means "yesterday" in Japanese.
Sakuka f Japanese
From Japanese 桜 (saku) meaning "cherry blossom" combined with 花 (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakuko f Japanese
Means "child of Saku" in Japanese.
Sakula f & m Korean
From Korean Hangul 사쿠라 (sakula) meaning "cherry blossom", making it the Korean cognate of Sakura.
Sakuma m Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "aid, help", 久 (ku) meaning "long time" combined with 馬 (ma) meaning "horse". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakume f Japanese
"plum blossom";Saki meaning blossom, and ume meaning plum
Sakumi m & f Japanese
From Japanese 佐 (sa) meaning "aid, help", 玖 (ku) meaning "nine" combined with 三 (mi) meaning "three". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakuna f Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saku) meaning "blossom" or 朔 (saku) meaning "first day of lunar month" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 生 (na) meaning "live", 命 (na) meaning "life, fate, destiny" or 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree"... [more]
Sakunosuke m Japanese
From Japanese 策 (saku) meaning "plan; policy", 之 (no), a possessive marker combined with 助 (suke) meaning "assistance". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Šäkürä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Shakura.
Sakura m Western African (?)
Mansa Sakura, sixth mansa of the Mali Empire, was a famous bearer.... [more]
Sakurae m & f Japanese
From Japanese 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" combined with 咲 (e) meaning "(flowers) bloom, come out". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakurahana f Japanese
From Japanese 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" combined with 花 (hana) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakurahime f Japanese
From Japanese 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" combined with 姫 (hime) meaning "princess". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakuraka f Japanese
From Japanese 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" combined with 花 (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" or 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakuran m & f Japanese (Modern)
Combination of Saku - 咲 and Ran - 蘭 means "orchid blossom" in Japanese, it may sound like a masculine version of the name Sakura.
Sakurano f Japanese
From Japanese 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Sakurao m Japanese
From Japanese 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" or 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help", 久 (ku) meaning "long time", 良 (ra) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled" combined with 生 (o) meaning "life, genuine, birth", 男 (o) meaning "male", 夫 (o) meaning "husband, man" or 雄 (o) meaning "masculine, male, hero, leader, superiority, excellence"... [more]
Sakurasō f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 桜草 (sakurasō) meaning "primrose" which comes from combining 桜 (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" with 草 (kusa, sō) meaning "grass, herb". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.
Sakutaro m Japanese (Rare)
Means "the one who is hiding". Other kanji combinations are possible. The name is borne by a protagonist of the Japanese game CORPSE-PARTY, Sakutaro Morishige.
Sakutarou m Japanese
From Japanese 咲 (saku) meaning "blossom", 作 (saku) meaning "make, production, prepare, build", 朔 (saku) meaning "conjunction (astronomy), first day of month, north", 柵 (saku) meaning "stockade, fence, weir, entwine around" or 策 (saku) meaning "scheme, plan, policy, step, means", 多 (ta) meaning "many, much" or 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear" or 郎 (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
Sakuto m Japanese
From Japanese 朔 (saku) meaning "first day of lunar month" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
Sakuwaha m Lunda
Means "handsome man" in Lunda.
Sakuya m & f Japanese, Japanese Mythology
As a unisex name, it can be used as 咲也, 咲哉, 咲弥, 朔夜 or 朔椰 with 咲 (shou, sa.ku, -zaki) meaning "bloom, blossom", 朔 (saku, tsuitachi) meaning "conjuction (astronomy), first day of the month", 也 (e, ya, ka, nari, mata) meaning "to be (archaic form)", 哉 (sai, kana, ya) meaning "alas, how, question mark, what", 弥 (bi, mi, amaneshi, iya, iyoiyo, tooi, hisashi, hisa.shii, ya, wata.ru) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 夜 (ya, yo, yoru) meaning "evening, night" and 椰 (ya, yashi) meaning "coconut tree."... [more]
Sakuyako f Japanese
From Japanese 朔 (saku) meaning "first day of lunar month", 夜 (ya) meaning "night" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Sakyō m Japanese
This name combines 左 (sa, sha, hidari) meaning "left" or 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help" with 京 (kyou, kin, kei, miyako) meaning "capital."... [more]
Sal m Jewish
Variant of Sol.
Šala f Near Eastern Mythology
The name of the consort of Adad, often considered to be a minor goddess of non-Mesopotamian origin, potentially related to crop fertility. The etymology of her name is unknown, but may be from the Hurrian šāla meaning "daughter".
Sálá m Sami
Sami form of Salo.
Sala f Yiddish (Russified)
Yiddish name of unknown meaning.
Salaberga f Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress." Salaberga was the name of a 7th-century saint.
Salabert m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German beraht "bright."
Salacija f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Salacia.
Saladina f Galician
Feminine form of Saladino.
Saladino m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of Saladin.
Salafrid m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German fridu "peace."
Salagast m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Gothic gasts (gast in Old High German) "guest, stranger."
Salagund f Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German gund "war."
Salahad-din m Arabic
Means "The Righteousness of the Faith".
Salaheddine m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salah al-Din (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Salahuddin m Arabic, Bengali, Malay, Indonesian, Urdu
Arabic alternate transcription of Salah al-Din as well as the Bengali, Urdu, Malay and Indonesian form.
Salahudin m Indonesian, Filipino, Maguindanao, Malay
Indonesian, Maguindanao and Malay form of Salah al-Din.
Salainganba m Manipuri
Means "family pride" in Meitei.
Şəlalə f Azerbaijani
Means "waterfall" in Azerbaijani, ultimately from Arabic شلال (shallal).
Salali f Cherokee
It means "squirrel" in Cherokee.
Salam m & f Arabic
Derived from Arabic salām "peace".
Salama m & f Finnish
Means "lightning" in Finnish.
Salamah m & f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Means "good health" in Arabic. It is traditionally masculine in Arabic-speaking regions but is used as a feminine name in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Salaman m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from man "man."
Salamanca f Literature
Salamanca Tree Hiddle is the main character of the novel "Walk Two Moons". It was made up by her parents, who based it upon the word Seneca, as a refrence to the Native American tribe which her great-great grandmother belonged to.
Salamandra f American (Rare)
Derived from Greek salamándra, which was in turn derived from Persian samandar meaning "fire from within" (from sām "fire" and andarūn "within").
Salamar m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German mâri "famous."
Salamasina f Samoan
Name of a queen of Samoa. The name is held with respect there and is only meant for the royal family. It means "forever".
Salamat f & m Persian, Urdu, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek
Means "good health, safety" in Persian.
Salamatullah m Arabic
"Security of Allah"
Salameh m Arabic
Means "safety" in Arabic.
Salameya f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Salome.
Salamiel m Biblical
A hellenised form of Shelumiel.... [more]
Šalamon m Slovene
Slovene form of Solomon.
Salampsio f Ancient Hebrew (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of the Hebrew name Shalom-zion "peace of Zion". The name "Shalom Zion" was used by the Judean royal family in the Roman period and is variously modified in rabbinical literature... [more]
Salamu m Chechen
Derived from Arabic سَلَام (salām) meaning "peace".
Salaneide f Sami Mythology
Derived from sala meaning "sun" and neida meaning "daughter, girl". This is the name of the Sami solar goddess.
Salar m Pakistani, Afghani, Arabic
Means "leader" or "commander" in Arabic.
Salarad m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from Old High German rât "counsel."
Salaram m Ancient Germanic
The meaning and origin of the first element in this Germanic name is rather uncertain, and so there are various possibilities to the name's meaning. The most likely possibility is that the first element is derived from Old High German salo "black." Other possibilities are sal "house, living room" and Gothic sêls "kind, friendly." The second element is derived from hraban or hramn "raven."
Salas m American (Hispanic)
Transferred use of the surname Salas.
Salathi m Biblical, Biblical (Hellenized)
Variant transcription of Zillethai.... [more]
Salauat m Karachay-Balkar
From the Arabic صَلَوَات‎ (ṣalawāt) meaning "prayers".
Salaun m Breton, History
Breton form of Solomon (via Old Breton Salamun and Middle Breton Salavun)... [more]
Salavat f Tatar
Means "prayers of praise" in Tatar.
Salavot m Uzbek
Means "forgiveness" or "greatness" in Uzbek.
Salawaqa f Fijian, Lauan
Means "canoe path" in Lauan.
Salawat m Bashkir
Derived from Arabic صَلَوَات (ṣalawāt) meaning "prayers", the plural of صَلَاة (ṣalāh) "prayer". A notable bearer was Salawat Yulayev (1754 - 1800), a Bashkir national hero.
Salazar m Literature
From a Spanish surname which possibly meant "dweller in the old hall", from the Romance word sala "hall" combined with Basque za(h)ar "old". It was used by J. K. Rowling in her 'Harry Potter' series of books, where it belongs to Salazar Slytherin, the eponymous founder of Hogwarts' Slytherin house.
Salbador m Aragonese
Aragonese form of Salvador.
Salbatore m Basque
Basque form of Salvador.
Salbiah f Malay, Indonesian
Possibly from Arabic سَلْبِيَّة (salbiyya) meaning "negativity, passivity", referring to negative attributes (sifat) that cannot be found in Allah.
Salbiy m Circassian
Derived from Arabic سَالَ (sāla) meaning "to flow, to run" (figuratively meaning "brook, stream, creek") combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Sálbmo m Sami
Sami form of Salmo.
Salcia f Polish
Diminutive form of Salomea.
Salda f Latvian (Rare)
Derived from Latvian salds "sweets, sugary".
Saldis f Faroese
Faroese form of Saldís.
Sâle m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Saul.
Sale m West Frisian
Frisian short form of names that contain the Germanic elements salo or sal, such as Salabert and Salamar.
Sale m Serbian
Nickname for Aleksandar or Saša.
Saleebaan m Somali
Somali form of Sulayman.
Salefrid m Icelandic (Archaic), Old High German, Medieval, Medieval French
Old Icelandic salr, Old German sele, Old High German sal "house, dwelling, hall" + Old Icelandic friðr, Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu "peace".
Saleha f Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Urdu, Bengali
Arabic alternate transcription of Saliha as well as the usual Malay, Indonesian, Urdu, and Bengali form.
Salehah f Malay
Malay variant of Saliha.
Salek m Polish
Diminutive form of Salomon.
Salem m & f English
From the Biblical Hebrew שלם (shalém) meaning "complete, intact", from the Proto-Semitic *šalām- 'peace, well-being, welfare'. In the Bible Salem was the place of which Melchizedek was king, mostly identified with Jerusalem... [more]
Salemite m Efik
Means "offspring of peace" in Efik.
Salene f American (Rare)
Allegedly a variant of Selena.
Salerio m Italian
Used by William Shakespeare in the play "The Merchant of Venice". Possibly derived from Saverio.
Salesia f German (Rare)
Probably a feminisation of the surname Sales borne by the Roman Catholic saint Francis de Sales.
Saleta f Galician
Galician form of French Salette, taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Notre-Dame de La Salette ("Our Lady of La Salette"). A Marian apparition reported by two children is said to have occurred at La Salette-Fallavaux, France, in 1846... [more]
Saletta f American (South, Archaic)
Variant of Saleta. However, the earliest usage of Saletta seems to predate the French Marian apparition. In these cases a transferred use of the surnames Salette and Saletta is more likely.
Salgerð f Faroese
Faroese modern form of Salgerðr.
Salgerðr f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of sól 'sun' and garðr 'enclosure', 'protection'.
Salgerður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Salgerðr.
Salğin m Shor
Means "wind" in Shor.
Salgjerd f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Salgerðr.
Sal-gu f Korean
Means "Apricot" (a sweet orange fruit) in Korean.
Sali m Albanian, Filipino, Tausug
Albanian and Tausug form of Salih. A notable bearer is Albanian president Sali Berisha (1944-).
Sali f Jewish, Yiddish
Czechoslovakian Yiddish pet form of Sarah and Charlotte. See Sally.
Sali f Georgian
Diminutive of Salome. There might also be cases where the name is a georgianization of the English name Sally.... [more]
Sali f Thai
Derived from the Thai word used for "wheat" (triticum vulgare).
Saliamonas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Solomon.
Salie f Albanian
Feminine form of Sali.
Saliel f Arabic
Variant of Salil.
Salihah f Malay
Malay form of Saliha.
Salihe f Albanian
Albanian form of Saliha.
Salik m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name derived from saliisoq meaning ''the cleanser''.
Salika f Mari
Means "lovely, righteous" in Mari.
Salikh m Tatar, Bashkir
Tatar and Bashkir form of Salih.
Salikhat f Dagestani
Lak form of Saliha.
Sälim m Bashkir
Bashkir form of Salim and masculine form of Sälimä.
Sälimä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Salima.
Salimah f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Filipino, Maranao
Arabic alternate transcription of Salima as well as the Malay, Indonesian and Maranao form.
Saliman m Literature
Used by Australian author Alison Croggon in her 'Pellinor' series of fantasy novels, in which the character Saliman of Turbansk was a friend of Maerad, Hem/Cai and Cadvan. It may be a variant transcription of Suleiman.
Salimat f Dagestani
Lak form of Salima.
Salimata f Western African
Form of Salima used in parts of western Africa.
Salimberdi m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek salim meaning "healthy" and berdi meaning "gave".
Salime f Ottoman Turkish
Ottoman Turkish form of Salima.
Salimgerey m Kazakh (Rare), Chechen (Rare)
Derived from Arabic سَلِيم (salīm) meaning "safe, secure, healthy" (see Salim) combined with Turkic giray meaning "desire".
Salimnazar m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek salim meaning "healthy" and nazar meaning "look, glance".
Salimto'ra m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek salim meaning "healthy" and to'ra meaning "lord".
Salimxo'ja m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek salim meaning "healthy" and xo'ja meaning "master".
Salín f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Salína.
Salína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Salina.
Salinator m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen or agnomen which was derived from the Latin noun salinator meaning "salter, salt merchant, salt dealer". The word is ultimately derived from the Latin noun sal meaning "salt"... [more]
Salinger m English (Modern)
From J.D. Salinger's last name.
Saliou m Western African
Form of Salih used in parts of French-influenced western Africa.
Salipada m Maguindanao
Derived from Sanskrit श्रीपाद (śrī́pā́da) meaning "holy foot", from श्री (śrī́) "sacred, holy" and पाद (pā́da) "foot". A notable bearer was Salipada (or Saripada) Pendatun (1912-1985), a Filipino Muslim statesman and military officer.
Salisa f Thai
Means "embrace, hug, caress" in Thai.
Salisbury f Manx (Archaic)
Transferred use of the English surname Salisbury, recorded several times during the 17th century as a feminine name in Mann.
Salish f English (American, Rare)
Salish Matter is the daughter of photographer and Youtube personality Jordan Matter (popular for 10 minute photo challenges). The Salish people are an ethno-linguistic group of the Pacific Northwest... [more]
Salk m Kashubian
Diminutive of Salomón.
Salka f Jewish
Diminutive of Salome. Austrian actress and writer Salka Viertel (1889-1978) was born Salomea Sara Steuermann.
Salko m Bosnian
Bosnian diminutive of Salih.
Sälla f Swedish (Rare)
Directly taken from Swedish säll "blissful, happy".
Salla f Finnish
A variant of Salli. Salla is also the name of both a fell and a municipality in Lapland, Finland.
Sallaat m Yakut
Means "soldier" in Yakut.
Salladhor m Literature
In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, and Game of Thrones series, Salladhor Saan is a flamboyant and respected ship captain and leader. While he sells his skills to the highest bidder, he has some genuine loyalty to his friends and allies.... [more]
Sallali f & m Cherokee
Means "squirrel", from the Cherokee sa lo li 'squirrel'.
Sallan m Hausa
Means "born on a feast day" in Hausa.
Salle m West Frisian
Variant form of Sale.
Sallee f Manx
Manx borrowing of Sally.
Salleh m Malay
Malay form of Salih.
Sallina f English (Rare), Malaysian
Probably a variant of Selina.
Salluste m French
French form of Sallustius.
Sallustia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Sallustius. A well-known bearer of this name was Sallustia Orbiana, who had briefly been the wife of Roman Emperor Alexander Severus.
Sallustian m English
English form of Sallustianus. This was the name of a saint who was apparently especially venerated on the island of Sardinia.
Sallustien m French
French form of Sallustianus.
Sallustio m Italian
Italian form of Sallustius.
Sallustius m Ancient Roman
Possibly derived from (or otherwise etymologically related to) Latin sallere "to salt, to preserve with salt" or from Latin saliō "to leap, to jump, to spring". There have been several bearers of this name throughout history, such as Gaius Sallustius Crispus, a Roman historian from the 1st century BC.
Sällvi f Swedish (Archaic)
Swedish name with the combination of sæll "blissful", "happy" and "home", "temple", "sanctuary".
Sally m Yiddish
Short form of Salomon.
Sallyann f English
Combination of Sally and Ann.
Sallyanna f English (Rare)
Combination of Sally and Anna.
Sallyanne f English
Combination of Sally and Anne.
Salm m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of Salmo.
Salmacis f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Uncertain, but possibly means "of the same body", from Latin salma, meaning body or corpse, and cis, meaning on the same side. Salmacis was a nymph featured in Ovid's Metamorphosis, who fell in love with Hermaphroditus... [more]
Salmah m Biblical
Variant of Salmon.
Salmah f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Arabic alternate transcription of Salma as well as the Indonesian and Malay form.
Salmai m Biblical, Hebrew
Form of Shalmai used in some versions of the Old Testament.
Salmakia f English
Salmakia is a character in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials book series, first released in 1995.
Salmann m Icelandic (Archaic)
Icelandic combination of sól "sun" and maðr "man".
Salme f Arabic
Variant of Salma. Sayyida Salme was a princess of Zanzibar and a writer. She changed her name to Emily Ruete after converting to Christianity and moving to Europe.
Salme f German (East Prussian), Estonian, Finnish
East Prussian German, Estonian and Finnish contracted form of Salome. As an Estonian name, Salme is also associated with Estonian salm "poem, verse" and a dialectal word for "inlet, sound".
Salmey f Medieval German, German (Silesian, Archaic)
Medieval German form of Salome, used in what is today Germany and Austria from the 13th century onwards.
Salmiah f Indonesian, Malay
From Arabic سِلْمِيّ (salmiyy) meaning "peaceful, amicable, pacifistic".
Sálmmo m Sami
Variant of Sálmo.
Sálmo m Sami
Sami form of Salmo.
Salmo m Estonian (Archaic)
Short form of Salmon and masculine form of Salme.
Salmon m Biblical Hebrew
He is the son of Nahshon, and married Rahab, possibly she of Jericho, by whom he had Boaz... [more]
Salmoneus m Greek Mythology
A king from Greek mythology, who, during the Trojan war, pretended to be Zeus.
Salna f Latvian (Rare)
Directly taken from Latvian salna "frost, frostiness".
Šalnė f Lithuanian
From the Lithuanian word Šalna meaning "frost."
Salnis m Latvian (Rare)
Either derived from Latvian salna "fost, frostiness" or from Latvian salnis "roan (the color)".