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What does Sebestyen mean?

Sebestyen Pronunciation of Sebestyen [sebestyen] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Sebestyen is "revered". Sebestyen is an alternate form of Sebastian (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Sebestyen has 1 variant: Sebastien.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Sebestyen Chancellor (S.C.), ..

How popular is Sebestyen?

Sebestyen is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#54385 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Sebestyen (outside Top 2000) are Sebastian (#35 in recent rankings) and Sebastien (#1372). Adoption of these forms of Sebestyen is more pronounced among parents presently (adoption of 0.5%). Sebastian has been the most prevalent. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sebastian, Sebastien in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sebastian outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Chrestien, Sabastian, Sebastiano, Sebert, Seelye, Seeton, Selestine, Selestino, Seweryn and Westen. Like Sebestyen, these names are not frequently used.