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Meaning and name origin

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.


Seth is a very popular first name for males (#292 out of 1220, Top 24%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10567 out of 88799, Top 12%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Seth for boys (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Seth name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Jeth. This name tends to be less commonly used than Seth.