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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.

Stanimir (Cyrillic script: Станимир) is a Slavic origin given name built of two parts: stani "to become" and mir "peace, glory, prestige". Feminine forms are: Stanimira and Stanimirka. Nicknames: Stanko, Staszek, Staś, Mirek, Mirko. The name may refer to:
Sobiesław (Proto-Slavic: *Sobęslavь, Polish: Sobiesław, Czech, Slovak: Soběslav, Old Church Slavonic: Собѧславь) is a very old Slavic given name, mostly common among the West Slavs. Because of folk etymology, it is popularly supposed to derive from sobie ("usurp, for me, myself") and sław ("glory, prestige"); however, it is actually derived from a Proto-Indo-European name meaning "wise-famous", cognate with Sophocles (roots *sap and *ḱléwos). The feminine form is Sobiesława/Soběslava/Собѧслава.
Sviatoslav or Svyatoslav is a given name of Slavic origin. Cognates include Svetoslav, Svatoslav, Świętosław, Svetislav. It has a Pre-Christian pagan character and means "one who worships the light". In Christian times the name's meaning started to be associated with the roots "sveat'" (holy) + "slava" (worship), to be explained as "One who worships the Holy". A diminutive form for Sviatoslav is Svetlyo (Bulgarian), Svetik (Russian), Świętek (Polish), Slavik (Ukrainian). Its feminine form is Sviatoslava. The name may refer to:
Serge is a male given name, which is derived from the Roman family name of Sergius. It is particularly in the French-speaking countries. The form of Sergei is common in Eastern Europe. In the Italian and Spanish which does exist variant Sergio in the Portuguese Sérgio, the Romanian Sergiu, the Ukrainian Serhiy (ukr. Сергій) and the Belarusian Sergey (belarus. Сяргей).

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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