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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.

Sten is a Scandinavian male given name. Literally meaning "rock" or "cliff", it derives from a literal translation of Peter into the North Germanic languages.
Stig (also spelled Stieg) is a common masculine Scandinavian given name. The name has Danish origins (Old West Norse: Stígr) and derives from the word stiga, meaning "wanderer". Originally a nickname, it later became a given name. The nicknames Stickan and Stikkan derive from Stig.
Sven (in Danish and Norwegian also Svend and in Norwegian also Svein) is a Nordic first name which is used throughout Scandinavia, Estonia, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and Hungary. The name itself is Old Norse for "young man" or "young warrior". The original spelling in Old Norse was sveinn (whence Eng swain, "servant boy"). Over the centuries, many northern European rulers have carried the name including Sweyn I of Denmark (Sven Gabelbart), who established Danish rule over Norway and successfully invaded England in the year 1002. An old legend relates the pagan king Blot-Sven ordered the execution of the Anglo-Saxon monk Saint Eskil.
Staffan is a Swedish form of Stephen and may refer to:
Stellan is a masculine given name used in Sweden, the origins of which are uncertain. The name may refer to:
Svante is a Swedish first name for males. It originates from Slavic ancestors of first prominent Svantes in Sweden. The Slavic languages have the name which is rendered as Sviatopolk in Russian, Świętopełk in Polish and Svatopluk/Svätopluk in Czech and Slovakian. Also Svjatopluk and so forth in other renditions.

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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