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Boy Name: Seth

Name: Seth
Pronunciation: \s(e)-th\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: set, appointed
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Ced, Saad, Said, Saeed, Syed, Syd, Sid, Zed
Similar Names: Jeth, Both, Heath, Sean, Sepp, Keith, Leith, Roth, Seal, Sebo, Seb, Sela, Selah, Smith, Smyth, Wyeth, Zeph
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 292
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 10567

Description

Seth \s(e)-th\ as a boy's name is pronounced seth. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Seth is "set, appointed". Biblical: the third named son of Adam and Eve. Eve said Seth had been appointed to take the place of Abel, killed by Cain. Actor Seth Green.

Baby names that sound like Seth are Ced, Saad, Said, Saeed, Syed, Syd, Sid and Zed. Other similar baby names are Jeth, Both, Heath, Sean, Sepp, Keith, Leith, Roth, Seal, Sebo, Seb, Sela, Selah, Smith, Smyth, Wyeth and Zeph.

Popularity

Seth is a very popular first name for men (#292 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#10567 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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