What does Seth mean?
Seth /seth/ [1 syll.] 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.
VariationsKreatif forms: Saseth, Sethsa, Sethth. [more]
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. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity 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 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Jeth. This name tends to be less frequently used than Seth.