Submitted Names Starting with S

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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)".
Salo m Finnish (Rare)
Short form of Salomon and its variants.
Salo m & f Spanish
Diminutive of Salome and Salomon.
Saloh m Uzbek
Means "righteousness" in Uzbek.
Salohiyat m Uzbek
Means "power, ability, aptitude" in Uzbek.
Saloloneeta m Cherokee
Means "young squirrel" in Cherokee.
Salom m Tajik, Uzbek (Rare)
Tajik and Uzbek form of Salam. Also compare the related name Salome.
Saloma f Slovak (Rare), Croatian (Rare), Kashubian
Slovak, Croatian and Kashubian form of Salome.
Salomat m Uzbek
Means "healthy and sound" in Uzbek, also an expression used to express gratitude.
Salóme f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Salome.
Salòme f Gascon
Gascon form of Salome.
Salomée f French
Variant of Salomé.
Salomėja f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Salome.
Salomeja f Sorbian (Rare)
Sorbian form of Salome.
Saloména f Slovak (Archaic)
Slovak cognate of Salome.
Salomi f Greek
Modern Greek form of Salome.
Salomina f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Salome. This was used for a character in the movie 'I Origins' in 2014.
Sálomon m Faroese
Faroese form of Solomon.
Salómon m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Solomon.
Salonitah m Cherokee
Means "flying squirrel" in Cherokee.
Sālote f Tongan
Tongan form of Charlotte. The most famous bearer of this name was Queen Sālote Tupou (1900-1965), the third monarch of the kingdom of Tonga and, so far, its only queen regnant.
Saloua f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salwa (chiefly Moroccan and Tunisian).
Salpawuni m & f Dagbani
"Human is not God" denoting "man is not God"
Salsabil f Arabic
This name comes from an Islamic Arabic term referring to a spring in paradise (or Jannah).... [more]
Salseng f Garo
Means "bright sun" in Garo.
Salter m English
Transferred use of the occupational surname Salter.
Salu m Biblical
Salu, of the house of Simeon, was the father of Zimri who was involved in the Heresy of Peor according to Numbers 25:14.
Salucho m Old High German
Old High German short form of names containing the name element salo "dark" (coloured).
Salujoja f Nyakyusa
Means "of the feathers" in Nyakyusa.
Salume f Nyakyusa
Nyakyusa form of Salome.
Sâlumût m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Solomon.
Salustia f Spanish, Polish
Spanish and Polish form of Sallustia.
Salustiana f Galician
Feminine form of Salustiano.
Salustiano m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Sallustianus.
Salústio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Sallustius.
Salustio m Spanish
Spanish form of Sallustius.
Salva m Spanish
Diminutive of Salvador.
Salvacion f Filipino
Means "Salvation", referring to the saving of human beings from death and separation from God by Christ's death and resurrection.
Salvadore m Corsican
Corsican form of Salvatore.
Salvaire m Occitan
Occitan form of Salvador.
Salvatora f Italian
Feminine form of Salvatore.
Salvatorica f Sardinian
Feminine form of Salvatore primarily used in Sardinia.
Salvatorina f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Salvatore.
Salvi m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Sǫlvi.
Salvi m Spanish
Diminutive of Salvador.
Salvia f Medieval French, English (Rare), Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
From the genus name of sage, an herb formerly used as medicine, which comes from Latin salvus "healthy, safe" (related to salvere "to save, to be saved"), referring to the plant's supposed healing properties... [more]
Salvian m English
English form of Salvianus. This was the name of a Christian writer from the 5th century AD.
Salviano m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Salvianus.
Salvianus m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Salvius.
Salvien m French
French form of Salvianus.
Salvije m Croatian
Croatian form of Salvius.
Salvina f Italian (Rare)
From the Latin salvus, meaning "salvation" (as in 'of the soul').
Salvinas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Salvinus.
Salvinus m Late Roman
Diminutive of Salvius. This was the name of a Frankish saint from the 5th century AD.
Sálvio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Salvius.
Salvita m Spanish
Diminutive of Salvador.
Salvör f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Sǫlvǫr.
Salvør f Faroese
Faroese form of Sǫlvǫr.
Salwa f Arabic, Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Means "consolation" in Arabic.
Salwator m Polish
Polish form of Salvator.
Salwia f Polish
Polish form of Salvia.
Salwian m Polish
Polish form of Salvianus.
Salwiusz m Polish
Polish form of Salvius.
Saly f Bosnian (Archaic)
Diminutive of Sara.
Salyh m Turkmen
Turkmen form of Salih.
Sam m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Sámr.
Sam m & f Korean
Means "three" in Korean.
Sam m Arabic
Arabic form of Shem. This is the name of one of prophet Noah's sons according to Islam.
Şama f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balker шам (şam) meaning "holy, sacred", "native, dear" or "beautiful".
Sama f Arabic (Rare), Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Means "she became exalted, honored". Compare Sami 2.
Sama- f Japanese
From Japanese 夏 (sama-) meaning "summer" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.... [more]
Səməd m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Samad.
Samadhi f Indian
amadhi (pronounced some-ah-dhi) is Sanskrit for the practice which produces complete meditation. According to Vyasa, "yoga is samadhi" deciphered as complete control (samadhana) over the functions of consciousness... [more]
Samaël m Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Samael.
Samah m & f Indian
Diminutive of Samantha
Samahdi f & m Indian
Samadhi is an ancient Hindu and Sanskrit term meaning trance meditation or ultimate state of meditation. It is a commonly recognized practice and virtue among Hindus, Buddhists, and Jain traditions and practices.
Samai m & f Thai
Means "age, era" in Thai.
Samaias m Medieval Jewish, Jewish (Archaic)
Variant of Shemaiah. It was recorded in medieval Frankfurt, Germany.
Samaire f English (Modern, Rare)
In the case of American actress Samaire Armstrong (1980-) it is most likely an invented name, though she has claimed it means "dawning sun" in Gaelic: "My first name is Gaelic and means 'dawning sun'... [more]
Šə̑maj f Mari
Derived from šə̑ma meaning "affectionate, kind".
Samajin m Persian
Persian form of Samuel or Samson.
Samak m Thai
Means "apply for, volunteer, enlist" in Thai.
Samakaab m Somali
Means "charity" in Somali.
Samaksh m Hindi
Meaning "Presence."
Sámal m Faroese
Faroese form of Samuel.
Samal f Kazakh
Means "breeze" in Kazakh.
Samalasele f Nyakyusa
From the Nyakyusa name for a type of bird.
Samali f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali, Assamese
Means "nosegay, collection of flowers" in Sanskrit.
Samamiel m Biblical
A variant form of Salamiel occuring in the Codex Alexandrinus.
Saman m Persian
Means "order, arrangement, disposition" in Persian.
Saman m Sinhalese
Meaans "jasmine" or "union, association" in Sinhalese. This is the name of a Buddhist deity worshipped in Sri Lanka.
Saman m Uzbek
Means "dun" in Uzbek.
Saman f Persian
Short form of the name Yasmin (said Yasmin or Yasaman in farsi), which refers to the jasmine flower. The name is also referenced in the Hafez 'Fal' poem book, popularly used in Persian culture during Nowruz, to tell fortunes, and for picking baby names.
Saman m Thai
Means "to connect, to unite" in Thai.
Səməndər m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Samandar.
Samandar m Hindi (Rare), Pashto (Rare)
Derived from Hindi समन्दर (samandar) or Pashto سمندر (samandar) both meaning "sea, ocean".
Samandar m Tajik, Uzbek
Derived from the Persian noun سمندر (samandar) meaning "salamander", which is ultimately of Greek origin.... [more]
Samandarbek m Uzbek (Rare)
Combination of Samandar with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Samandra f English
A modern name combining the popular Samantha with the suffix of andra coming from names such as Alexandra or Cassandra.
Samang f & m Thai
Means "good-looking, beautiful" in Thai.
Samanie f & m Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Most likely a transferred use of the surname Samanie which seems to originate in Houma, Louisiana.
Samanilde f Medieval, Medieval French, Old High German, Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Gothic sama, Old High German samo "same" + Old High German hiltja "battle".
Samanosuke m Japanese
This name can be used as 左馬之介 or 左馬之助 with 左 (sa, sha, hidari) meaning "left", 馬 (ba, uma, uma-, ma) meaning "horse", 之 (shi, oite, kono, kore, no, yuku) meaning "of, this", 介 (kai, suke) meaning "concern oneself with, jammed in, mediate, shellfish" and 助 (jo, suke, su.keru, tasu.karu, tasu.keru) meaning "assist, help, rescue."... [more]
Samantha m Sinhalese
Variant of Saman.
Samanthea f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of Samantha.
Samanya f Kaguru
Means "she who is unknown" in Chikaguru.
Samar m Sanskrit
♥ Samar समर- battle, war. ... [more]
Samarbek m Kyrgyz
Combination of Samar with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Samaria f Biblical Latin (Latinized)
The name Samaria is the Latin transliteration of the Greek Σαμαρεια (Samareia), which in turn is a Hellenized version of the Hebrew name שמרון (Shomron). It means, "to keep, guard, observe, or give heed."
Samarinde f Dutch, Literature, Popular Culture
The use of this extremely rare name was inspired by a character from the 1992 book "Ik ook van jou" (English: "I love you too" - the literal translation is "I also of you"), who is featured much more prominently in the 2000 sequel "Ik omhels je met duizend armen" (English: "I embrace you with a thousand arms")... [more]
Samaritana f Medieval
Latin Samaritana "Samaritan, woman from Samaria".
Şamarıu f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balker шам (şam) meaning "holy, sacred", "native, dear" or "beautiful" and ариу (ariw) meaning "beautiful, good".
Samarra f English (Rare)
Variation of Samara used by bibliophiles in reference to the novel Appointment in Samarra in which Samarra refers to the location in Samarra, Egypt.
Samart m Thai
Alternate transcription of Samat.
Samat m Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Bashkir, Tatar, Malay
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Bashkir, Tatar and Malay form of Samad.
Samat m Thai
Means "suitable, capable, able to" in Thai.
Samata f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Nepali, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
MEANING - equality, evenness, sameness, equanimity, mediocrity, impartiality
Samatar m Somali
This Somali name means "doing good" or just "good."
Samatha m Biblical (Hellenized)
Variant transcription of Shama.... [more]
Samawal m Arabic
Meaning: Probably related to Samuel
Samay m Khmer
Means "modern" or "daydream" in Khmer.
Səmayə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Sumayya.
Samaya f Sanskrit, Indian
Means "tranquil, peaceful" in Sanskrit. From the Sanskrit सामय (sAmaya), from सामयति (sAmayati).
Samb m Western African
Senegalese name
Samba m Western African, Fula
Senegalese Fula name used to denote a second-born son.
Samba f Luba
Means "to console" in Luba-Kasai.
Sambaa m & f Mongolian
Means "quick wit, readiness" in Mongolian.
Sambath m Khmer
Means "great wealth, fortune" in Khmer.
Sambatra m & f Malagasy
Means "happy" in Malagasy.
Šambay m Balochi
Means "Saturday" in Balochi.
Sambazya m Tumbuka
Means "to enrich" in Tumbuka.
Sambhav m Indian
Means "possible" in Sanskrit.
Sambid m Hinduism, Nepali
a form of the word 'Vidya' which means wisdom/knowledge. Sum is a prefix which makes it a positive wisdom, wise, knowledgable person defined as sambid. For further reference, look into a Nepali,Hindi,Sanskrit dictionary.
Sambit f Uzbek
Uzbek girls' name derived from the name of a type of willow.
Sambo m African American (Archaic)
'In its origin the name has no connection with Samuel. The meaning is uncertain, though similar words occur in several African languages, and the name itself was planted in American by African-born slaves.... [more]
Samboja f Polish
Derived from the Slavic name elements sam "alone; oneself" and boji "battle; to fight".
Sambór m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Sambor.
Sambor m Polish (Archaic)
Means "to fight alone" or "alone in battle", derived from Slavic sam "alone, lone, lonely" combined with Slavic bor "battle" or borit "to fight".
Sambuu m Buryat
Means "good" in Buryat.
Samdar f Tuvan
Means "raggedy man" in Tuvan.
Şamdariy f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balker шам (şam) meaning "holy, sacred", "native, dear" or "beautiful" and дарий (dariy) meaning "silk".
Sáme m Greenlandic
Short form of Sámisût.
Sameah f Hebrew
Means “happy” in Hebrew.
Samee m & f Urdu, English (Rare)
As an Urdu masculine name, means "one who hears." It is a convention to use either a prefix Abdus or a suffix Ullah along the name, which gives meanings of the servant of All Hearing or hearer of God respectively.... [more]
Sameen m & f Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Arabic variant form (or simplified transcription) of Thameen and Persian and Urdu form of Thameen. Also compare the Arabic feminine name Samina.... [more]
Sameerah f Arabic
Variant transcription of Samira.
Sameeya f Arabic
Variant transcription of Samiya.
Sameh m Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "forgive, pardon" in Arabic.
Sameiro f Portuguese
From the Portuguese title of the Virgin Mary, Nossa Senhora do Sameiro, meaning "Our Lady of Sameiro," venerated at the sanctuary in Espinho in the municipality of Braga in northern Portugal.
Samek m Polish
Diminutive form of Samuel.
Samel m Scots
Scots form of Samuel.
Sameli m Finnish
Variant of Samuel.
Sameline f Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Samuline recorded in Austlandet.
Samere m Shona
Shona form of Samuel.
Sameri m Biblical (Hellenized)
Variant transcription of Shimri, as used in 1 Chronicles 11:45.... [more]
Samero m Shona
Shona form of Samuel.
Samesh m Hindi
Meaning "equal to a lord", from Sanskrit साम्य (samya) meaning "equality" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler"
Sameth m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Sameth.
Samford m & f English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "sandy ford" in Old English
Şamge m Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balker шам (şam) meaning "holy, sacred", "native, dear" or "beautiful".
Samhail m Irish
Variant of Samuel.
Samhain m & f English (Modern, Rare), Scottish (Modern, Rare)
From Irish and Scottish Gaelic Samhain, referring to the Gaelic festival, marking the end of the harvest season and beginning of winter, which is celebrated on the evening of 31st October and 1st November.
Samhradhán m Medieval Irish
Derived from Irish samhradh "summer" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Samhuri m Shona
Means "family head" in Shona.
Sami f English
Variant of Sammy.
Sami f & m Quechua
Means "luck" in Quechua.
Sami f Japanese
From Japanese 沙 (sa) meaning "sand" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 望 (mi) meaning "hope, wish, desire", 味 (mi) meaning "flavour", 未 (mi), referring to the Sheep, the eighth of the twelve Earthly Branches or 弥 (mi) meaning "universally"... [more]
Samiah f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Arabic alternate transcription of Samiya as well as the Indonesian and Malay form.
Samidare m & f Japanese
Means "early summer rain" in Japanese.
Samidha f Indian
the holy sticks put in the yagnas in hindus
Samidori f Japanese
From Japanese 紗 (sa) meaning "gauze, thin silk", 早 (sa) meaning "already, now" or 小 (sa) meaning "little, small" combined with 翠, 緑 (midori) meaning "green" or 碧 (midori) meaning "blue, green"... [more]
Samie m & f English (American)
Variant of Sammy.
Sâmigssuaĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Samih m Arabic
Means "forgiving, generous" in Arabic.
Samiha f Arabic, Bengali
Feminine form of Samih.
Samihah f Malay
Malay form of Samiha.
Samiiro f Somali
Somali form of Samira.
Samije f Albanian
Albanian form of Samiya.
Sâmik f & m Greenlandic
Means "left hand" in Greenlandic.
Samika f Hindi
Possibly a Form of Samiksha.
Samiko f Japanese
From Japanese 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Samim m Uzbek
Possibly from samimiy meaning "sincere, heartfelt".
Samima f Urdu
Means "true, sincere, genuine" in Urdu.
Samin m Filipino, Indian
Although the Indian meaning has not been gathered, Samin means “ours” in Filipino.
Samin m & f Indonesian, Persian, Bengali, Urdu
Derived from Arabic ثمين (thamin) meaning "valuable, precious". It is a unisex name in Iran, Bangladesh and Pakistan while it is solely masculine in Indonesia.
Saminah f Arabic, Indonesian
Arabic alternate transcription of Thamina as well as the Indonesian form.
Samine f Norwegian (Archaic), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Feminine form of Samuel. In modern times, this is also considered a variant of Samina.
Sämirä f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Samira.
Samirə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Samira 1.
Samirah f Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Filipino, Maranao
Arabic alternate transcription of Samira 1 as well as the Indonesian, Malay and Maranao form.
Samire f Albanian
Albanian form of Samira.
Samiri m Arabic
Arabic form of Zimri.
Samiri f Japanese
From Japanese 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with 利 (ri) meaning "profit, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Samirou m Japanese
From Japanese 沙 (sa) meaning "sand", 弥 (mi) meaning "universally" combined with 朗 (rou) meaning "bright, clear" or 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Sámisût m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Samson.
Samita f Indian
Means "assembled; collected" in Sanskrit.
Samiullah m Arabic
Means "to listen to God", derived from Arabic sami'a "to listen, to hear" combined with Allah "God".
Samiyah f Arabic, Indonesian
Arabic variant transcription of Samiya as well as the Indonesian form.
Samiyuq m & f Quechua
Means "lucky" in Quechua.
Samka f Kashubian
Diminutive of Saloma.
Samkeliso m Swazi
In Swazi culture this means, a gift has been given. In Swaziland, the meaning of names is determined by the circumstances around the birth.
Samko m Czech
Diminutive form of Samuel.
Samlet m Welsh (Rare, Archaic)
The name of an obscure Welsh saint, remembered in the village and parish of Llansamlet in Glamorgan.
Sämm f Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Saara.
Samm m English (Rare)
Variant of Sam.
Samma m Biblical
Variant transcription of Shama.... [more]
Samme m West Frisian
Frisian short form of Samuel or a variant of Sanne.
Sammee f & m English
Variant spelling of Sammy.
Sammeer m Muslim
Variant transcription of Samir.
Sammer m Muslim
Probably a variant of Samir. The spelling might be influenced by the German surname Sammer borne by two famous football players (Klaus and Matthias Sammer, father and son)
Sammir m Arabic
Variant of Samir.
Sámmol m Sami
Northern Sami form of Samuel.
Sammuel m English
Variant of Samuel.
Sammyjo f English
Combination of Sammy and Jo.
Samniang f Thai
Means "accent, intonation, tone" in Thai.
Samo m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish samo- "calm; summer".
Samoa f & m Samoan, English
Derived from the name of the country of Samoa.
Samoel m Georgian
Georgian form of Samuel.
Samogost m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish sam "alone" (also compare Polish samotny "solitary, lone, lonely"), which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic samъ "alone"... [more]
Samojlo m Russian
Russian form of Samuel.
Samomysł m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish sam "alone" (also compare Polish samotny "solitary, lone, lonely"), which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic samъ "alone"... [more]
Samon m Japanese
This name combines 左 (sa, sha, hidari) meaning "left", 沙 (sa, sha, suna, yonageru) meaning "sand" or 佐 (sa) meaning "assistant, help" with 門 (mon, kado, to) meaning "gate."... [more]
Samonas m History, History (Ecclesiastical)
Hellenized form of Shamuna, which is a name that is likely to be of Semitic origin (e.g. Arabic, Aramaic or Hebrew). Its meaning is as of yet uncertain.... [more]
Samora f English
Possibly a variant of Samara. It was given to 16 girls born in the United States in 2011.
Samorix m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish samo- "calm; summer" and rīx "king".
Samos m Ancient Greek
This name was borne by a Macedonian lyric and epigrammatic poet of the late 3rd century BC.
Samoset m Algonquin (Anglicized)
Means "He who walks over much" in Algonquin. This was the name of an Abenaki chief. He was the first Native American to make contact with the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Massachusetts and introduced them to Tisquantum (Squanto).