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Seth Meaning


What does Seth mean?

The name Seth is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Seth is "appointed".

It is also of Egyptian and English origin, where its meaning is "dazzle".

Seth is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Seth.

The Given Name Seth

Seth is a form of Osiris. See Osiris for further details.

Seth is good for parents who want a name that is sweet and popular.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A delightful name that will delight parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Seth Gabel, and Seth Green.

Seth Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 376 in baby name popularity for boys with 851 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 320 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,060 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Seth Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Seth has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Seth to other names.

Seth Related Names

Seth is a form of Osiris.

Variants of the name Seth include Set.

Famous Seths

  • Seth ~ Biblical Character (Gen. 4:25)
  • Seth Gabel ~ Actor
  • Seth Green ~ Actor
  • Seth Rogen ~ Actor

Seth Numerology

What will your new littleSeth be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Seth are often passionate and careful but most of all they are read more >>

Seth Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Seth in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Seth.

Just for fun, see the name Seth in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Seth in Nautical Flags page.