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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.


Saad
Saad (Arabic: سعد, Saʿd‎‎) (also spelled Sa'ad) is a common male Arabic given name that means felicity, prosperity, successful and good luck. It may be a shortened version of Sa'd al-Din, and is not to be confused with Sa‘id. It is not the same as the single Arabic letter 'sad' which has no intrinsic meaning. Saad (Arabic: سعد, Saʿd‎‎) (also spelled Sa'ad) is a common male Arabic given name that means felicity, prosperity, successful and good luck. It may be a shortened version of Sa'd al-Din, and is not to be confused with Sa‘id. It is not the same as the single Arabic letter 'sad' which has no intrinsic meaning.
Safi
Safi (Arabic: صفيّ‎‎) is a masculine name of Arabic origin meaning "pure." It is often employed by Afghans as a "last name" to refer to their tribal lineage within the Safi tribe, a Gharghasht sub-tribe based in north-eastern Afghanistan and the Tribal Areas of Pakistan such as Mohmand and Bajaur Agency. Feminine forms are Safa, Safia, Saphia, Safiyyah.[1] Safi (Arabic: صفيّ‎‎) is a masculine name of Arabic origin meaning "pure." It is often employed by Afghans as a "last name" to refer to their tribal lineage within the Safi tribe, a Gharghasht sub-tribe based in north-eastern Afghanistan and the Tribal Areas of Pakistan such as Mohmand and Bajaur Agency. Feminine forms are Safa, Safia, Saphia, Safiyyah.[1]
Sahir
Salah
Salah (Arabic: صلاح, Ṣalāḥ, [sˤɑlɑːħ]) is an Arabic given name and family name. Salah (Arabic: صلاح, Ṣalāḥ, [sˤɑlɑːħ]) is an Arabic given name and family name.
Salem
Salem (Arabic: سالم‎‎, properly transliterated as Sālim ; it can also be a transliteration of the Hebrew: שָׁלֵם‎‎ Shalem ;[1] the Arabic name is also transliterated as Salim ) is an Arabic given name and surname, a Sephardic Jewish surname of Hebrew origin,[2][3] and a surname of English origin.[4] Salem (Arabic: سالم‎‎, properly transliterated as Sālim ; it can also be a transliteration of the Hebrew: שָׁלֵם‎‎ Shalem ;[1] the Arabic name is also transliterated as Salim ) is an Arabic given name and surname, a Sephardic Jewish surname of Hebrew origin,[2][3] and a surname of English origin.[4]
Saliha
Salih (Arabic & #160; صالح, DMG Ṣāliḥ) 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.
Samad
Samad or Samed (Arabic: صمد‎‎, Ṣamad) is a male given name. Aṣ-Ṣamad is one of names of God in the Qur'an, meaning "the Eternal". Samad or Samed (Arabic: صمد‎‎, Ṣamad) is a male given name. Aṣ-Ṣamad is one of names of God in the Qur'an, meaning "the Eternal".
Samer
Samer (Arabic: سامر‎‎, pronounced [sɑːmer]) is an Arabic male name commonly used in the Arab world, it has the meaning The person who chats nicely at night, it comes from the verb Samar (Arabic: سمر‎‎) which means, the nice chatting at night, or pleasant companion.[citation needed] Samer (Arabic: سامر‎‎, pronounced [sɑːmer]) is an Arabic male name commonly used in the Arab world, it has the meaning The person who chats nicely at night, it comes from the verb Samar (Arabic: سمر‎‎) which means, the nice chatting at night, or pleasant companion.[citation needed]
Samir
Samir (also spelled Sameer, Arabic: سمير‎‎, Samīr, Hindi: समीर, Punjabi: ਸਮੀਰ, Bengali: সমীর) is a male given name with two origins, in Arabic and Sanskrit. The Arabic Samir means: jovial or loyal companion, while the Hindi and Sankrit Samir mean: air, wind. "Samira" is the feminine spelling. The name is also neutral in regards to representation of various religious sects in the Middle East. Variant spellings of the name include, Bosnian and Turkish Semir.
Shaban
Shaban, Sha'ban or Shaaban is a given name and surname with some currency in Arabic (شعبان): in that language it is also the name of the eighth month (Sha'ban), a word indicating "separation" or "dispersion".[1] Similar names exist in other traditions. Shaban, Sha'ban or Shaaban is a given name and surname with some currency in Arabic (شعبان): in that language it is also the name of the eighth month (Sha'ban), a word indicating "separation" or "dispersion".[1] Similar names exist in other traditions.
Shakeel
Shakeel or Shakil is a name of Arabic etymology that means "handsome". It may refer to the following people: Shakeel or Shakil is a name of Arabic etymology that means "handsome". It may refer to the following people:
Sulaiman
Suleiman Suleiman is a male given name in the Arabic (سليمان, DMG Solomon) and Turkish language. It is derived from Arabic Salam & #160; Salam, salām 'peace DMG'. He is related to the Hebrew name of Schelomo (Solomon).
Sulejman
Suleiman Suleiman is a male given name in the Arabic (سليمان, DMG Solomon) and Turkish language. It is derived from Arabic Salam & #160; Salam, salām 'peace DMG'. He is related to the Hebrew name of Schelomo (Solomon).
Sa'd al-Din
Sa'ad al-Din (Arabic: سعد الدين ‎‎) also written Saad Eddine or Saadeddine may refer to: Sa'ad al-Din (Arabic: سعد الدين ‎‎) also written Saad Eddine or Saadeddine may refer to:
Sadr al-Din
(Arabic: صدر الدين‎‎) Sadr al-Din may refer to: (Arabic: صدر الدين‎‎) Sadr al-Din may refer to:
Safi al-Din
(Arabic: صفی‌ الدین ‎‎) Safi al-Din is an Arabic masculine given name and surname. It may also be spelled as Safi-ad-din, Safiuddin, Safieddine etc. The name is composed of two Arabic elements: Safi (صفی‌) meaning pure and Al-Din (الدین) religion. (Arabic: صفی‌ الدین ‎‎) Safi al-Din is an Arabic masculine given name and surname. It may also be spelled as Safi-ad-din, Safiuddin, Safieddine etc. The name is composed of two Arabic elements: Safi (صفی‌) meaning pure and Al-Din (الدین) religion.
Safiullah
Safiullah, Arabic: صفی اللہ ‎‎, is a name originating from its use in the Qur'an. The name Safiullah directly translates to "Pure one of Allah".[1] Safiullah, Arabic: صفی اللہ ‎‎, is a name originating from its use in the Qur'an. The name Safiullah directly translates to "Pure one of Allah".[1]
Saifullah
Saifullah, also spelled Sayfullah etc. (Arabic: سيف الله ‎‎), meaning sword of God is a male Islamic given name, originally an honorific awarded for military prowess. In modern times it may be used as a surname. It may refer to Saifullah, also spelled Sayfullah etc. (Arabic: سيف الله ‎‎), meaning sword of God is a male Islamic given name, originally an honorific awarded for military prowess. In modern times it may be used as a surname. It may refer to
Saifur Rahman
Saifur Rahman (Arabic: سيف الرحمن ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name, meaning sword of the Most Gracious. Notable bearers of the name include Saifur Rahman (Arabic: سيف الرحمن ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name, meaning sword of the Most Gracious. Notable bearers of the name include
Sajid
Sajid (Arabic: ساجد‎‎) is a male Arabic name. It means one who bows down to God. Sajid (Arabic: ساجد‎‎) is a male Arabic name. It means one who bows down to God.
Salah ad-Din
Salah ad-Din (also spelled Salahu’d-Din) (Arabic: صلاح الدين, Ṣalāḥ ud-Dīn) is an Arabic name that means The Righteousness of the Faith. Salah ad-Din (also spelled Salahu’d-Din) (Arabic: صلاح الدين, Ṣalāḥ ud-Dīn) is an Arabic name that means The Righteousness of the Faith.
Samiullah
Samiullah (Arabic: سمیع اللہ ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name, meaning listening to God. it may refer to Samiullah (Arabic: سمیع اللہ ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name, meaning listening to God. it may refer to
Saqib
Sarmad
Sarmad (also transliterated as Sarmed, Arabic: سرمد‎‎) is a masculine Arabic given name, the meaning of the name is Eternal or Everlasting. It is common in the Muslim world, including the Middle East, especially in countries such as Iraq, Iran, India and Pakistan. The name is also given to Christian male babies born in Iraq. Sarmad (also transliterated as Sarmed, Arabic: سرمد‎‎) is a masculine Arabic given name, the meaning of the name is Eternal or Everlasting. It is common in the Muslim world, including the Middle East, especially in countries such as Iraq, Iran, India and Pakistan. The name is also given to Christian male babies born in Iraq.
Satam
Satam or Sattam (Arabic: سطام) is an Arabic male given name. Satam or Sattam (Arabic: سطام) is an Arabic male given name.
Sattar
Sattar (Arabic: ستار ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name and surname. It occurs in the compound form Sattar (Arabic: ستار ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name and surname. It occurs in the compound form
Sayf al-Din
Sayf al-Din (Arabic: سيف الدين ‎‎, "Sword of the Faith"), also Saif al-Din, Sayf/Saif ad-Din, or Sayf/Saif ud-Din etc., may refer to: Sayf al-Din (Arabic: سيف الدين ‎‎, "Sword of the Faith"), also Saif al-Din, Sayf/Saif ad-Din, or Sayf/Saif ud-Din etc., may refer to:
Sayyid
Sayyid (pronounced [ˈseːjɪd], Arabic: سيد‎‎, also transliterated as Sayed, or Syed, IPA: [ˈsajed]) is a masculine given name derived from the title Sayyid, it is not to be confused with the similar looking name Sayid (often spelled Saeed, pronounced [ˈsaʕiːd])[citation needed]. These people are not necessarily considered to be Sayyid; they only use Sayyid as a given name[citation needed]. Some people however with the name may be considered as being Sayyid (males accepted as descendants of the Islamic prophet Muhammad through his grandsons, Hasan ibn Ali and Husain ibn Ali). Sayyid (pronounced [ˈseːjɪd], Arabic: سيد‎‎, also transliterated as Sayed, or Syed, IPA: [ˈsajed]) is a masculine given name derived from the title Sayyid, it is not to be confused with the similar looking name Sayid (often spelled Saeed, pronounced [ˈsaʕiːd])[citation needed]. These people are not necessarily considered to be Sayyid; they only use Sayyid as a given name[citation needed]. Some people however with the name may be considered as being Sayyid (males accepted as descendants of the Islamic prophet Muhammad through his grandsons, Hasan ibn Ali and Husain ibn Ali).
Shafiq ur Rahman
Shafiq ur Rahman (Arabic: شفیق الرحمن ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name. It may refer to Shafiq ur Rahman (Arabic: شفیق الرحمن ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name. It may refer to
Shafiqullah
Shafiqullah is a male Muslim given name. It may refer to Shafiqullah is a male Muslim given name. It may refer to
Shahid
Shahid or Shaheed (شاهد) is a Muslim theophoric name, from Ash-Shaheed (Arabic: الشهيد‎‎), one of the 99 names of God in the Qur'an. Shahid or Shaheed (شاهد) is a Muslim theophoric name, from Ash-Shaheed (Arabic: الشهيد‎‎), one of the 99 names of God in the Qur'an.
Shakir
Shakir is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include: Shakir is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:
Shams al-Din
Shams al-Din (Arabic: شمس الدين ‎‎, lit. "Sun of the Faith") is an Arabic personal name or title. Shams al-Din (Arabic: شمس الدين ‎‎, lit. "Sun of the Faith") is an Arabic personal name or title.
Shamsur Rahman
Shamsur Rahman (Arabic: شمس الرحمن ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name, meaning sun of the Most Gracious. Notable bearers of the name include Shamsur Rahman (Arabic: شمس الرحمن ‎‎) is a male Muslim given name, meaning sun of the Most Gracious. Notable bearers of the name include
Sharaf al-Din
Sharaf al-Din (Arabic: شرف الدين ‎‎) and Sharif al-Din (Arabic: شریف الدین ‎‎) are two related male Muslim given names. They may refer to Sharaf al-Din (Arabic: شرف الدين ‎‎) and Sharif al-Din (Arabic: شریف الدین ‎‎) are two related male Muslim given names. They may refer to
Sharifullah
Sharifullah is a male Muslim given name, composed of the names Sharif and Allah. It may refer to the following persons: Sharifullah is a male Muslim given name, composed of the names Sharif and Allah. It may refer to the following persons:
Shawkat
Shawkat (also spelled Shaukat, Shawqat, or Şevket, Arabic: شوكت‎‎) is a masculine Arabic given name, it is also used as a surname. Shawkat (also spelled Shaukat, Shawqat, or Şevket, Arabic: شوكت‎‎) is a masculine Arabic given name, it is also used as a surname.
Shawki
Shawki (also spelled Shawky, Shawqi, Chawki Arabic: شوقي‎‎, French: Chaouqui or Turkish: Şevki), is a masculine given name and surname. Shawki (also spelled Shawky, Shawqi, Chawki Arabic: شوقي‎‎, French: Chaouqui or Turkish: Şevki), is a masculine given name and surname.
Shihab al-Din
(Arabic: شهاب‌ الدین ‎‎) Shihab al-Din may refer to: (Arabic: شهاب‌ الدین ‎‎) Shihab al-Din may refer to:
Shujauddin
Shujauddin or Shuja-ud-Din may refer to: Shujauddin or Shuja-ud-Din may refer to:
Shukri
Shukri (Arabic: شكري‎‎) (Turkish: Şükrü) is an Arabic name for males meaning "thankful". It is the masculine active participle of the Arabic verb, شَكَرَ, meaning "to be thankful". The feminine form of the name is "Shukriya" (شكريّة), or Şukriye in Turkish. It can be used as either a given name or surname. A similar Arabic name is Shakir (Feminine form: Shakira). Shukri (Arabic: شكري‎‎) (Turkish: Şükrü) is an Arabic name for males meaning "thankful". It is the masculine active participle of the Arabic verb, شَكَرَ, meaning "to be thankful". The feminine form of the name is "Shukriya" (شكريّة), or Şukriye in Turkish. It can be used as either a given name or surname. A similar Arabic name is Shakir (Feminine form: Shakira).
Sidique
Sirajuddin
(Arabic: سراج الدين ‎‎) Sirajuddin may refer to: (Arabic: سراج الدين ‎‎) Sirajuddin may refer to:
Schamil
Shamil (Russian Шамиль; also Shamil) is a masculine given name of Arabic origin, is used nowadays mainly in the successor States of the Soviet Union.
Saeed
Said (also Saïd or Saeed, Arabic & #160; سعيد, DMG transliterated) is a male first name and surname of Arabic origin. It means happy or the lucky.
Safak
Şafak (Turkish for "Dawn, Dawn") is a predominantly male, but also female Turkish first name and surname of Arabic origin. Outside of the Turkish language, the non-Turkish spelling of s occurs sporadically.
Said
Said (also Saïd or Saeed, Arabic & #160; سعيد, DMG transliterated) is a male first name and surname of Arabic origin. It means happy or the lucky.
Sait
Sait or SAIT may refer to:
Sakir
Şakir is a Turkish surname and masculine given name of Arabic origin. Şakir means "the Ownness".


Samet
Samet is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:
Selahattin
Selahattin is the Turkish version of the Muslim name Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn. It may refer to:
Serafettin
Şerafettin is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin.
Serhat
Serhat is a Turkish given name for males. People named Serhat include:
Serif
Şerif is a Turkish male given name of Arab origin. Šerif occurs in particular Bosnian form of the first name.
Sevket
Şevket is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin meaning 'Size';" Dignity". The Arabic form is show cat and has transcription variants such as Shawkat and Shaukat.
Seyfettin
Nasr is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin meaning "The sword of the religion".
Sharif
Sharif (Arabic & #160; شريف) is an Arabic male given name and family name meaning "excellent, significantly, righteous". The female form of the name is June, the Turkish male form is Şerif.
Saddam
Saddam (Arabic: صدام, Ṣaddām; pronounced [sˤɑdˈɑːm]) is an Arabic title which means "One who confronts",[1] other meanings include: "One who frequently causes collisions", "Powerful collider", "Powerful confronter".[2] The name has risen in popularity in some Muslim populations after the War in Iraq and the former President's execution.[3][4] Saddam (Arabic: صدام, Ṣaddām; pronounced [sˤɑdˈɑːm]) is an Arabic title which means "One who confronts",[1] other meanings include: "One who frequently causes collisions", "Powerful collider", "Powerful confronter".[2] The name has risen in popularity in some Muslim populations after the War in Iraq and the former President's execution.[3][4]
Şakir
Şakir is a Turkish name. Şakir or Sakir may refer to:
Şerif
Şerif is a Turkish name. Notable people with the name include:
Şevket
Şevket is the Turkish form of the Arabic male name Shawkat. People named Şevket include:
Şaban
Şaban is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin. The name refers to the Sha'aban, the eighth month of the Islamic lunar calendar.
Şadi
Şadi is a Turkish/Kurdish male given name of Persian origin. Also the name SADI with Arab origin exists as a Turkish name. An Arabic form of the name is sa'di (Arabic سعدي) with the meaning "happy".
Sakıp
Sakıp is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin meaning "bright, bright, shiny, bright"; also: "excellent".
Seda
Seda is a Turkish male and (mostly) female given name of Arabic origin meaning "sound, noise, voice, Echo", which frequently occurs as a female given name in the Armenian.
Semavi
John is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin.
Şerafettin
Şerafettin is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin.
Sırrı
Sırrı is a Turkish male given name of Arabic origin. The name means one who can keep a secret.





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