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First Name Directory - Starting with S
This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.
Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.
SafiyaSafiya (Arabic: صفية ) is a female muslim given name, meaning pure. Alternative transliteratoinas include Saffiyah, Safia and others.
SaidaSaida (also spelled Saeeda, or Sayeeda; Arabic: سعیدة) is the female version of the male Arabic name Sa‘id. It may refer to the following people:
SalihSalih (Arabic: Ṣāliḥ DMG) is the name of a prophet and a masculine given name of Arabic origin meaning fromm, the rules of the religion according to, also occurs in Turkish, as well as a family name. Daniel appears as a female first name.
SamarSamar is a Hindu boy name meaning Battlefield Commander originates from an ancient manuscript,Samarangana Sutradhara detailing techniques of warfare and ancient Hindu aeronautics, composed in Sanskrit by King Bhoja in the 11th Century A.D. The work is called Samarangana Sutradhara, or "Battlefield Commander"(sometimes abbreviated "the Samar"). It is also an Arabic given name meaning "evening conversations including Arabic music and poetry". Samar in Arabic is a cognate of the Hebrew name Shamar which means to preserve. Samar is a male/female name in Islamic culture and also means "fruit" or "reward". In Hindi, Samar is a male name and means "war" from the Sanskrit Samara.
SarahSarah (alternatively spelled Sara) is a Jewish feminine given name found in many different areas of the world. Sarah is a consistently popular given name across Europe and North America, as well as in the Middle East—being commonly used as a female first name by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike, and remaining popular also among non-religious members of cultures influenced by these religions.
SuhaSuha or "Soha" is an Arabic feminine given name meaning "beautiful, amazing" It is also the name of a star, Al-Suha in the Ursa Major constellation. There is a belief that only people with perfect eyesight and inner wisdom can benefit from the light of this star. Bearers of this name are attractive, charismatic, intelligent, high achieving, kind women with integrity and humility.
ShamsShams is the Arabic word for "sun" (شمس).
SaharSahar is a feminine given name. The name is used Azeri Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, and Persian speakers. In Persian, the name means "just before dawn", referring to a poetic word for the crescent moon.
SajidaSajida is an Arabic given name for females. People named Sajida include:
SakhraSakhra or Sakhrah is a feminine given name which is used in the Arab world and in Muslim majority countries.
SakinaSakinah (Arabic: سكينة) is a word derived from sukun meaning "peace", "serenity" or "tranquility". It appears in the Qur'an.
SamiyaSamiya is the primary transliteration of two Arabic female given names سمیعہ (also spelled as Sameea) and سامية (also spelled as Samia).
ShahdShahd is an Arabic feminine given name, which means "pure honey". The name may refer to:
ShumailaShumaila (Arabic/Persian/Urdu:شمائلہ) (IPA:ʃʊmaːʔɪləh) is an Arabic female Muslim name meaning beautiful face.
SumayaSumaya or Soumaya (Arabic: سمية sumaya) is a feminine given name of Arabic origin.
SalimaSalima (Arabic سليمة, DMG Salīma) is a female given name comes from the Arab countries, and means as much as "Peace worker".
SaïdaSidon or Saida (سعيدة) is a female given name, after the list of Arab names. It is mainly by worn:
SaadiaSaadia (Arabic: سعدية, Hebrew: סעדיה) is an Arabic and Hebrew given name. According to some classical rabbinical sources, the name derives from the Hebrew verb Sa'ad (Hebrew: סעד, support), and means "supported god". However, according to researchers at the Wissenschaft des Judentums, it is a form of artificially Arabic name Sa'id (Happy سعيد). It is indeed common that Saadia speaking countries are also known as Sa'id.
SaffetSaffet is a Turkish given name mostly for males. People named Saffet include:
SedefSalgado is a Turkish female given name of Arabic origin meaning "Shell", "Shell"; "Mother of Pearl", which is also a family name.
SefaSefa is a Turkish male and female name, which occurs as a family name. In the German-speaking world, Sefa is also used as an abbreviation for the female given name Josefa.
SeferSefer (Turkish for "Journey, journey", also "campaign, war") is a Turkish male and female name, which is also in the Albanian and Bosnian language.
SemaSEMA is a Turkish and Kurdish female name of Arabic origin meaning "The sky".
SemihSemih is a Turkish given name for males, meaning Generous and also Worthy and Great. Semiha is the female form. People named Semih include:
SemraSemra is a given name. Notable people with the name include:
SerapRoy is a Turkish female given name of Arabic origin.
SuatSuat is a Turkish given name mostly for males. People named Suat include:
SamiaSamia (also Jess, aneesh) is an Arabic and Hebrew name. Of Arab origin "sami" means elevated, exalted, noble. In Arabic and Hebrew, the name means Princess, too. The male form is Sami, "the exalted one".
In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.
Note: With an international list of names it can occur that some first names are identical to label names. Hereby we point out that all used marks are property of their respective owners.