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Sabrina
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: female
Info about origin: name of the nymph of the Severn, a river in Wales
 'Sabrina' is propably the Latinized form of the original Celtic/Welsh name of the river, 'Habren' or 'Hafren'
 the original name of the river might simply mean 'river'
Variants: Sabrina  German, English, Italian   (#355 in US 2015 popularity)

Sage
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: sage
Info about origin: use of the common word 'sage' ('wise person' or the name of a spice) as a given name
Words:  (English) ; (English)
Male form: Sage
Variants: Sage  English   (#370 in US 2015 popularity)
 Saige  English   (#711 in US 2015 popularity)

Salbjörg
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: female
Info about origin: Old Norse two-element name
Words: salr=the house, the hall (Old Norse) ; bjorg=the protection, the castle (Old Norse)
Variants: Salbjörg  Icelandic

Salma
Language of origin: Arabic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: peaceful
Words: salma=peaceful (Arabic)
Variants: Salma  Spanish, Arabic   (#795 in US 2015 popularity)

Samantha
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: origin/meaning disputed
 possibly a female form of 'Sam', coined by the Afro-Americans of the USA in the 18th century
Variants: Samantha  German, English, French   (#40 in US 2015 popularity)
 Samanta  German, English, French

Samara
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Info about origin: maybe from the name of the city of Samaria in Israel which means 'watch mountain'
Variants: Samara  English   (#634 in US 2015 popularity)

Saniyya
Language of origin: Arabic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: brilliant, splendid
Variants: Saniyya  Arabic
 Saniyah  English   (#933 in US 2015 popularity)

Sarah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: princess, noblewoman
Info about origin: in the Bible Sarah was the wife of Abraham and thus the 'founding mother' of Israel
Words: sarah=the princess, the noblewoman (Hebrew)
Variants: Sarah  German, English, French   (#58 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sara  German, Italian, Spanish, Scandinavian, Albanian, Czech   (#162 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sarina  German
 Sarine  German
 Zarah  German
 Sadie  English   (#52 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sally  English, French
 Zaria  English   (#871 in US 2015 popularity)

Sarahí
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Sarahí  Spanish
 Sarahi  English   (#907 in US 2015 popularity)

Sarai
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: princess
Info about origin: in the Bible Sarai is the original name of Sarah, the wife of Abraham
Words: saray=the princess (Hebrew)
Variants: Sarai  English   (#440 in US 2015 popularity)

Sariah
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Info about origin: there is a woman of that name in the Book of Mormon
Variants: Sariah  English   (#882 in US 2015 popularity)

Sasha
Language of origin: Russian
Gender: female
Info about origin: originally a Russian pet form of Alexander/Alexandra, today used as an independent given name
Variants: Sasha  English   (#542 in US 2015 popularity)

Savannah
Language of origin: Taino
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: savannah
Info about origin: use of the common English word 'savannah' for flat, dry grassland as given name
 the word 'savannah' derives from a word in the language of a North American Indian tribe
Words:  (English) ; zabana=the savannah (Taino)
Variants: Savannah  English   (#38 in US 2015 popularity)
 Savanna  English   (#504 in US 2015 popularity)

Sawyer
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the sawyer
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from the job title of someone who saws wood
Words:  (English) ; sagu=the saw (Old English)
Male form: Sawyer
Variants: Sawyer  English   (#260 in US 2015 popularity)

Saylor
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: sailor (?)
Info about origin: maybe creative spelling of English 'sailor'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Saylor  English   (#607 in US 2015 popularity)

Scarlett
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Info about origin: from a family name that was originally a job title for somebody selling or making clothes from scarlet cloth
 the word 'scarlet' is very old, e.g. Latin 'scarlatum'
 known from the character of Katie Scarlett O'Hara in the novel and the film 'Gone With the Wind'
Words: scarlatum=the scarlet cloth (Latin)
Variants: Scarlett  English   (#22 in US 2015 popularity)
 Scarlet  English   (#375 in US 2015 popularity)
 Scarlette  English   (#775 in US 2015 popularity)

Schwanhilde
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
 in Norse mythology Svanhildr is the daughter of Sigurd and Gudrun
Words: swan=the swan (Old High German) ; hiltja=the fight (Old High German)
Variants: Schwanhilde  German
 Svana  Icelandic
 Svanhildur  Icelandic

Selah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Info about origin: from a Hebrew word that occurs repeatedly in the book of Psalms
 it is probably a technical musical term with a meaning of 'pause'
Variants: Selah  English   (#478 in US 2015 popularity)

Selby
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: willow settlement
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a place name with the meaning 'willow settlement'
 in use as a male as well as a female name
Words: selja=the willow (Old Norse) ; byr=the village, the settlement (Old Norse)
Variants: Selby  English
 Shelby  English   (#299 in US 2015 popularity)

Selina
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: moon
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Selene is the goddess of the moon
Words: selene=the moon (Old Greek) ; selas=the light, the shine (Old Greek) ; selas=the light, the shine (Old Greek)
Variants: Selina  German, English, Russian
 Seleina  German, English
 Selena  English, German   (#320 in US 2015 popularity)
 Selene  German

Serena
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: peaceful, serene
Variants: Serena  German, Italian   (#411 in US 2015 popularity)
 Seraina  Rhaeto-Romanic
 Sereina  Rhaeto-Romanic

Serenity
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: serenity
Info about origin: use of the common word as a given name
 the word itself has Latin roots
Words:  (English) ; serenus=clear, calm, serene (Latin)
Variants: Serenity  English   (#71 in US 2015 popularity)

Sharon
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: plain
Info about origin: 'Sharon' is the name of a plain in Israel, mentioned in the Bible, with a meaning of simply 'plain'
 the use of this geographical as given name goes back to the Puritans
 originally used as a male given name
Words: sharon=the plain (Hebrew)
Variants: Sharon  English   (#976 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sharee  English
 Shari  English

Shiloh
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: tranquil
Info about origin: is mentioned as a place name in the Bible
Words: shiyloh=tranquil (Hebrew)
Variants: Shiloh  English   (#606 in US 2015 popularity)

Sidney
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Info about origin: originally an English family name derived from the name of Saint-Denis in France
 for informations about the origin of that place name see name 'Dennis'
Variants: Sidney  English   (#998 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sydney  English   (#122 in US 2015 popularity)

Siena
Language of origin: Italian
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of the name of the Italian city of Siena as a given name in the US
 the name of the city probably has Etruscan roots
Variants: Siena  English   (#641 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sienna  English   (#229 in US 2015 popularity)

Sierra
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: sierra, mountain range
Info about origin: use of the Spanisch word 'sierra' (mountain range with jagged peaks) as given name
Words: sierra=the saw, the mountain range (Spanish)
Variants: Sierra  English   (#408 in US 2015 popularity)

Silvia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: forest woman
Variants: Silvia  German, Italian
 Sylvia  German, Italian   (#484 in US 2015 popularity)
 Silva  Scandinavian
 Sylvie  French

Simone
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: He (God) has heard
Info about origin:See male form Simon
Variants: Simone  German, French   (#819 in US 2015 popularity)
 Simona  Italian, Scandinavian
 Simonetta  Italian
 Simonette  French

Sky
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: sky
Info about origin: use of the common word as given name
 the wort itself has Scandinavian roots
Words:  (English)
Variants: Sky  English   (#768 in US 2015 popularity)
 Skye  English   (#385 in US 2015 popularity)

Skylar
Language of origin: Dutch
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: student, scholar
Info about origin: from a Dutch family name with the original meaning of student, scholar
Male form: Skylar
Variants: Skylar  English   (#42 in US 2015 popularity)
 Skyla  English   (#555 in US 2015 popularity)
 Skyler  English   (#285 in US 2015 popularity)

Sloan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: descendant of Sluaghadhán
Info about origin: from an Irish family name 'Ó Sluaghhadáin' with the meaning 'descendant of Sluaghadhán'
 the given name 'Sluaghadhán' is a diminutive of 'Sluaghadh'
Words: sluaghadh=the expedition, the raid (Old Irish)
Variants: Sloan  English   (#698 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sloane  English   (#326 in US 2015 popularity)

Sophia
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: wisdom
Info about origin: known from Saint Sophia, an early and maybe only mythological martyr (3rd century AD)
Words: sophia=the wisdom (Old Greek)
Variants: Sophia  English, Russian, German, Italian   (#3 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sofia  German, Italian, Scandinavian   (#14 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sofie  German, Dutch, Scandinavian
 Sonja  German
 Sophie  French, German   (#104 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sonia  English
 Sonya  Russian

Stella
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: star
Info about origin: this name was sometimes used as a wish: might the girl become as beautiful as the light of a star
 used as a given name only since around the 16th century AD
Words: stella=the star (Latin)
Variants: Stella  German, English, Italian   (#51 in US 2015 popularity)
 Estella  German, English   (#873 in US 2015 popularity)
 Estelle  French   (#822 in US 2015 popularity)
 Estrella  Spanish   (#793 in US 2015 popularity)

Stephanie
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the crowned
Info about origin:See male form Steven
Variants: Stephanie  German, English   (#207 in US 2015 popularity)
 Stefania  German
 Stefanie  German
 Steffi  German
 Stevie  English   (#987 in US 2015 popularity)
 Stéphanie  French

Summer
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: summer
Info about origin: use of the common English word as a given name
Words:  (English)
Variants: Summer  English   (#194 in US 2015 popularity)

Susanne
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: lily
Info about origin: from the Greek form 'Sousanna' of a Hebrew name 'Shoshana' with the meaning 'lily'
 the Hebrew word 'shoshan' has Egyptian roots
 known from the story about a falsely accused woman in the Old Testament Apocrypha
Words: shoshan=the lily (Hebrew) ; sheshen=the water lily (Egyptian)
Variants: Susanne  German, English
 Sanne  German, Dutch
 Susanna  German, Italian
 Susi  German
 Sue  English
 Susan  English   (#929 in US 2015 popularity)
 Susetta  Italian
 Suzanne  French
 Suzette  French

Sutton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: south town
Info about origin: from an Old English place name meaning 'south town'
Words: suth=the south (Old English)
Variants: Sutton  English   (#672 in US 2015 popularity)

Svala
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: swallow, the bird
Words: svala=the swallow (Old Norse)
Variants: Svala  Icelandic