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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.

The name Sachin is derived, via Indic languages like Bengali and Marathi, from the Sanskrit name Shachindra. Shachindra is a name given to Hindu mythological god Indradhanush which means Shachi's Indra. Shachi was one of the wives of Indra. It is also a name of Hindu god Shiva. The literal meaning can be roughly translated into English as "the essence".
Sahil (Hindi: साहिल, Urdu: ساحل‎ pronounced sā'·hĭl) is a masculine first name. It derives from the Indian word[clarification needed] for 'sea shore' that was borrowed from Arabic.
Saketa in Sanskrit, or Saket in Hindi, means Heaven, thus a place where God resides. Saket can be alternatively used for Heaven or Vaikuntha in Hindu mythology, where liberated souls dwell. Saketa is also an alternative name for the ancient city of Ayodhya, an important Hindu religious place, the capital of Kosala and the birthplace of Lord Rama, the hero of epic Ramayana. Also Ajanavana, an ancient forest (deer park) near Saket (Ayodhya) was where Gautam Buddha once stayed and preached.
Sandipan is a masculine Indian name may refer to
Sarabjit or Sarbjit is a masculine Indian given name. Notable people with the name include:
Saravanan is a given name for a male Tamils. Due to the Tamil tradition of using patronymic surnames it may also be a surname for males and females.It is one of names of the Hindu god Murugan. It may refer to
Satyajit is a common Indian name. The word is a compound of the words for truthful (Satya), and winner (jit). Some noted personalities with the name Satyajit are:
Sekar or Sekhar is a male given name in India. Sekar may refer to:
Shailendra is a Sanskrit combined words Śaila and Indra, meaning "King of the Mountain", It is often used as an epithet of the Hindu god Shiva. It is commonly used as a male given name in the Indian subcontinent. Shailendra may refer to:
Sharad (Sanskrit: शरद्) is the early autumn season or ritu in the Hindu calendar. It roughly corresponds to the western months of mid-September to mid-November. Sharad is preceded by Varsha and followed by Hemant. The Hindu calendar contains six seasons (Vasant, Grishma, Varsha, Sharad, Hemant, Shishir) with two months each.
Shekhar is a name that may refer to:
In the Hindu calendar Shishir is the Ritu or season related to winters and cold. It is the month of Magha and Phalguna or mid January to mid March in the calendar year. It is also one among the many names of the Hindu God Lord Vishnu, and appears in the Vishnu sahasranama (Thousand names of Vishnu), signifying "913. sisirah — He Who rushed to render help. om sisiraya namah," and hence also a given name for boys. In context, the name also refers to His swift dash to protect His devotee Gajendra "914. SisiraH — saSathi, athithvarayaa gathaH ithi. Goes with great speed. In protecting Gajendhra the Lord rushed to help dragging Garuda behind Him. SaSa means a rabbit which gets the name from SaSathi , moves fast."
Shishira (Sanskrit:शिशिरः) in Hindu calendar is the season or Ritu, related to winters and cold.
Shridhar is an Indian name. The name may refer to a number of persons or things:
Shubhendu is a name, usually male, common in eastern India (Bengalis). The name means "blessed moon", and derives from two words; shubh, meaning "blessed", and indu meaning "moon". The feminine form of this name is Shubheksha.
Sitaramayya, Sitaramaiah, Seetharamaiah or Sita Ramayya (Telugu: సీతారామయ్య) is an Indian given name. Notable persons with that name include:
Smeet is a masculine Indian name, somewhat common to the Gujarat and Maharashtra region. In Gujarati and Marathi, it means "smile."
Somesh (Hindi:सोमेश pronounced: soːmeːʂ) is a Hindu given name used among South Asian people for males, particularly in India. The name means "Lord of the moon" or (as a bahuvrihi) "He whose lord is the moon". Somesh is also one of the names of the Hindu God Vishnu. It appears in the Vishnu Sahasranam (विष्णु सहस्रणाम, "1000 names of Vishnu"). It is also one of the names of Lord Shiva
Sourav is a common Indian male first name. It means fragrance, generally that of flowers. Sourav is a common name in Assamese, Bengali, Oriya, Hindi and Tamil speaking people. Sourav may refer to:
Srinivas (Sanskrit श्रीनिवास) is a name for males in India. The word Srinivas is combination of two Sanskrit words, Sri (श्री) and nivasa (निवास).
Subrata (Hindi: सबराता, Bengali: সুব্রত), also Subroto or Subrat, is a common name in India, especially among Bengali people and Oriya peoples. The name is also somewhat common in Indonesia, as many people have Sanskrit derived names there as well (in Java, Subroto is more common due to Javanese spelling structure of changing 'a' into an 'o'. It means "devoted to what is right"). Subrata is one among the thousands names of Lord Vishnu narrated in Vishnu sahashranama
Sudhir is a common Indian male name.
Sudhir Kumar
Sudhir Kumar is an Indian masculine name and may refer to:
Sundar, sometimes also spelt Sunder (Devanagari: सुन्दर) is an adjective signifying attractive, beautiful, good, handsome or nice. It has its origin in Sanskrit language. The word is also used as names of people by speakers of languages branching off of Indo-Aryan languages.
Sunil (hindi : सुनील) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian popular masculine given name, which means "dark blue".
Surendranath is a common Indian male name.
Suresh (sureša) is a Sanskrit word which means "Ruler of Gods"; from sur ‘god’ + īša ‘lord’, which is an epithet of the god Indra.
Sureza (Sureša) is a Sanskrit word which means "Ruler of Gods" (its etymology is from sura "god" + īša "lord" which is an epithet of the god Indra).
Sushil is a first name often found in the Hindu community. It is also a common adjective found in north Indian languages such as Hindi, Oriya, Marathi, and Gujarati. The word has its root in the parent language Sanskrit. In these languages, it means "good charactered man" or virtuous or intelligent or studious. The feminine form (Sushila) also means clever or intelligent. It is also known as "modesty"in English. Sushil also means an aura which is positive. It means Sushil is such an aura which brings positivity in the negative atmosphere.
Shyam (modern short form of Shyama; from Sanskrit श्याम = dark, blue, black) is a male given name, especially in the Indian language. Rarely, it occurs as a feminine given name and a family name.

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