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What does Selig mean?

Selig Pronunciation of Selig [selig] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Selig is "blessed".

Associated with: blessed.


Selig has 3 variants: Seligman, Seligmann and Zelig.

Affiliated boy name: Seeley.

Creative forms:
(male) Serlig, Sillig, ..

(female) Seleil, Semi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Selig Emmitt (S.E.), ..

How popular is Selig?

Selig is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#13685 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Selig has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Selig name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Salim, Sela, Selah, Selby, Selim, Selmo, Selwin, Slim and Stig. Like Selig, these names are not frequently used.

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