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What does Seth mean?

Seth Pronunciation of 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.

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Creative forms:
(male) Sath, Seath, ..

(female) Seta, Seti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Seth Stetson (S.S.), ..

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)

Seth reached its apex rank of #63 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #278 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

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.