What does Seth mean?
Seth /seth/ as a boys' 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.
Associated with: biblical
(male) Sath, Seath, ..
(female) Seta, Seti, ..
How popular is Seth?
Seth is a very popular first name for males (#292 out of 1220, Top 24%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#11396 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Seth for boys. Seth reached its apex rank of #63 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #250 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Suggested similar names are Both, Heath▼, Jeth, Keith▼, Leith, Roth, Seal, Sean▼, Seb, Sebo, Sela, Selah, Sepp, Sesto, Seton, Smith, Smyth and Wyeth. These names tend to be less frequently used than Seth.