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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.


Sean
Seán [ʃɔːn] or (in anglicized spelling without the acute accent), Sean is a masculine given name. Seán is the Irish form of John (also known as form of John). It comes from the French name Jean, who at the time of the Anglo-Norman Conquest to Ireland, old French Jehan (Ἰωάννης (Iōannēs) via Latin Iōhannēs, greeted by the Hebrew יוֹחָנָן (Jōħānān), meaning: "God is gracious").
Sebastien
Sébastien is a male given name and the French form of Sebastian.
Serge
Sergius /ˈsɜːrdʒ/ is a male given name of Roman origin. Although it is highly infrequent in the English language, variants of Sergius are common in various languages historically linked to Christendom and the Roman Empire. Examples are Sérgio in Portuguese, Sergiu in Romanian, Sergio in Italian and Spanish, Sergey / Sergei in Russian and Serge in French.
Simon
January 5 (Hungary) May 3 (Greece) October 23 (France)
Sylvain
Sylvain is the French form of Silvanus.
Sylvestre
Saint Eligius
Saint Eligius (also Eloy or Loye) (French: Éloi) (c. 588 – 1 December 660) is the patron saint of goldsmiths, other metalworkers, and coin collectors. He is also the patron saint of veterinarians, the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), a corps of the British Army, but he is best known for being the patron saint of horses and those who work with them. Eligius was chief counsellor to Dagobert I, Merovingian king of France. Appointed the bishop of Noyon-Tournai three years after the king's death in 642, Eligius worked for twenty years to convert the pagan population of Flanders to Christianity.
Sébastien
Sébastien is a common French given name. It is a French form of the Latin name Sebastianus meaning "from Sebaste." Sebaste is the name of the town in Asia Minor, which was derived from the Greek word σεβαστος, or sebastos, meaning "venerable."
Séraphin
Seraphin is a masculine given name, adopted from Latin Serafinus, Greek Serafim (Σεραφειμ, Russian Серафим), ultimately from the Hebrew word seraph.
Servais
Servais is a given name of French origin, being the French version of the Latin name Servatius. See, for example:
Stéphane
Stéphane is a popular French male given name. Notable people who carry it:





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.


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