SarandafAlbanian From Saranda (or Sarandë), the name of a city in Albania. The name itself derives from the Greek Άγιοι Σαράντα (Agioi Saranda), meaning "Forty Saints", honouring the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste.
SarandëfAlbanian From the name of the Albanian city, ultimately from the name of the Byzantine monastery of the Agioi Saranda ( Άγιοι Σαράντα), meaning "Forty Saints".
SaranethfLiterature Saraneth is the sixth of the seven bells used by necromancers and the Abhorsen in Garth Nix's Old Kingdom trilogy. Saraneth is the Binder, the bell that forces complience from the listener.
Sarangf & mKorean (Modern) From native Korean 사랑 (sarang) meaning "love, affection." Several derivations of this word are possible, such as a shift from Sino-Korean 思量 (saryang) meaning "consideration," a derivation of either the verb 사르다 (sareuda) meaning "to make a fire" or 살 (sal) meaning "flesh."... [more]
Sarangarakhf & mMongolian Derived from сар (sar) meaning "moon" and гарах (garakh) meaning "to appear, occur".
SaranyafHinduism, Indian, Tamil, Malayalam, Thai From Sanskrit शरण्य (sharanya) meaning "protector, defender, refuge" or सरण्यु (saranyu) meaning "nimble, quick, agile". This is the name of a Hindu goddess.
SaranyumThai Means "defender, protector, guardian" in Thai.
SaraymafSpanish (Modern) In the case of Spanish flamenco singer Sarayma (1991-) who helped popularise the name within the last several years, it originated from her full given name SarayMacarena.
SarayufSanskrit, Hinduism From the name of a river in North India that flows through Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Its name seems directly taken from the Sanskrit word सरयु (sarayu) meaning "air, wind".
SarcomSpanish (Rare) This first name is predominantly found in South America, although it is not very common there: one is much more likely to encounter the name as a surname there instead. Because of that, it is possible that the bearers' parents were inspired to give their sons the surname as a first name, just like it is done in English-speaking countries these days... [more]
SardaanafYakut From Yakut сардаана (sardaana) meaning "Siberian lily", referring to a type of flower that grows in Yakutia.
SardionmGeorgian Derived from Greek σάρδιον (sardion), which is the name that the ancient Greeks had for carnelian, a precious stone. It is not completely certain what the ancient Greeks had derived the name from... [more]
SaribibifUzbek Derived from sari meaning "yellow" or "fine, best" and bibi meaning "learned woman".
SaribiymKarachay-Balkar From the Karachay-Balkar сары (sarı) meaning "yellow, blond" and бий (biy) meaning "bey, prince".
SaribolamUzbek Derived from the Uzbek sari meaning "yellow" or "best" and bola meaning "child, boy".
SariboshmUzbek Derived from the Uzbek sari meaning "yellow" or "best" and bosh meaning "head, top, summit".
SaribotirmUzbek Derived from the Uzbek sari meaning "yellow" or "best" and botir meaning "hero, warrior" or "brave, fearless".
SariboymUzbek Derived from the Uzbek sari meaning "yellow" or "best" and boy meaning "rich, wealthy".
SaridmBiblical Hebrew A Hebrew name used in the Bible meaning "survivor, remaining, hand of a prince"
SaridanmLiterature, Georgian (Rare) This is the name of a king in the 12th-century epic poem The Knight in the Panther's Skin written by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli (1172-1216). He was the father of the titular knight of the poem, namely prince Tariel of India.... [more]
SarielmHebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend Apparently means "command of God" in Hebrew, making this name a variant or a shortened form of Zerachiel. This is the name of an angel mainly known in judaism, who was - among others - an angel of healing and a benevolent angel of death (it is said that he was sent to retrieve the soul of Moses).
SaromArmenian Derived from the name of the main character in the Armenian play "Anush" who could be the equivalent of Romeo. Could also be a shortening of the name "Saribek" from turkish meaning "blonde prince".
SarumanmLiterature Saruman is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. He is introduced in Fellowship of the Ring, and becomes an important supporting character in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
ŠarūnasmLithuanian, Literature The first element of this name is derived from the old Lithuanian adjective šarus meaning "fast, quick" as well as "nimble, agile", which is derived from either the old Lithuanian verb šariuoti meaning "to go quickly" or from the old Lithuanian verb šarioti meaning "to run, to scurry"... [more]
SasahafJapanese (Rare) This name is used as 笹葉 with 笹 (sasa - kokuji) meaning "bamboo grass" and 葉 (you, ha) meaning "leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece."... [more]
SasamifJapanese (Rare) This name can be used as 笹美 or 砂沙美 with 笹 (sasa - kokuji) meaning "bamboo grass", 砂 (sa, sha, suna) meaning "sand", 沙 (sa, sha, suna, yonageru) with the same meaning and 美 (bi, mi, utsuku.shii) meaning "beautiful, beauty."... [more]
SasanmAncient Persian, Persian Sasan is considered the eponymous ancestor of the Sasanian Dynasty (ruled 224-651) in Persia, was "a great warrior and hunter" and a Zoroastrian high priest in Pars. He lived some time near the fall of the Arsacid (Parthian) Empire in the early 3rd century CE.