Seb - boys name

Seb name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 83%

Seb name meaning:

The name Seb is a shortened, informal form of the name Sebastian. The meaning of the name Sebastian is derived from the Latin word "Sebastianus," which means "from Sebastia" or "venerable." The name Sebastia refers to an ancient city in Asia Minor, now modern-day Sivas, Turkey.

The name Seb carries similar connotations to its longer form. It is often associated with qualities such as strength, honor, and dignity. Those named Seb are seen as trustworthy and reliable individuals who possess natural leadership qualities. The name also suggests a person who is resilient and able to overcome obstacles.

In modern times, the name Seb has become popular as a shortened version of Sebastian. It is often adopted as a nickname or as a more informal way of addressing someone with the full name. Ultimately, the meaning of the name Seb can vary slightly depending on cultural interpretations, but it generally conveys positive attributes and characteristics.

Origin: Egyptian

God of the Earth.

Related names

Seb , Bastian , Sebastiene, Sebeeya

Other boys names beginning with S


Overall UK ranking: 825 out of 4789

38 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Seb

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