Meaning: Gold Strung Golden Leaves Origin: English Proud, Tan, Active The Beach Lover The English word name Saffron means ‘Gold Strung’ or ‘Golden Leaves’ and is the name of a plant, flower and the spice harvested from it. Saffron derives from the Persian root word: zarparān Golden Leaves Names such as Sophia, Sapphire, Safira and […]
Meaning: Sapphire Sacred to Saturn Origin: Portuguese Hebrew Esperanto Serene, Ethereal, Lovely The Feather The Portuguese and Hebrew name Safira is literally a gem, It is a word name, meaning Sapphire in Portuguese, but it can also mean ‘Sacred to Saturn’ as this planet is associated with the Sapphire gem. The name Safira make a […]
Meaning: Saint Peter Origin: English Fit, Prepared, Survivor The Deer Samphire is an English name, it derives from sampiere, meaning ‘Saint Peter’. There is a coastal succulent herb named Samphire, which was named as such to reflect Saint Peter being the patron Saint of fishermen, and the plants coastal habitat. Samphire is a hot stand-in […]
Meaning: Saint, Sacred/Holy Origin: Spanish Notorious, Present, Svelte The Jewel Sancha is a Spanish name that is variant of Sancia. It derives from the Latin “Sanctus”. The Italian and Latin version Santina is a favorite of mine. It also has some masculine variations which include the Italian – Santo, and, the Spanish – Santos. Unfortunately […]
Meaning: Saint, Sacred Origin: Italian, Latin, Spanish Rosy, Playful, Relatable The Flower-Child Sancia, pronounced either san-SEE-ah or SAN-sha, is of Italian, Latin and Spanish origin, clearly because it’s too gorgeous to belong to just one heritage. It makes a great alternative to lovers of Game Of Thrones’, Sansa. Some other variants include the Spanish – […]
Meaning: Saint Anne Origin: Spanish Portuguese Brazilian Italian Zestful, Lucid, Radiant The Traveller The meaning of the name Santana is “Saint Anne” or “Saint like”. This name originates from Spain, Portugal, Brazil and Italy. If you’re really intrepid you could shorten to ‘Santi’ which has a nice ring to it. Santana reminds me of Sicilia, Sorrentina […]
Meaning: Saint, Sacred Origin: Italian, Latin, Spanish Discerning, Melodious, Dancer The Lyrebird Santina derives from the Latin “Sanctus” and is a variation of the name Sancia. Traditionally a feminine name, its masculine variants being Santo/Santino in Italian, or Santos/Sancho in Spanish. Similar names include Sefina, Santana, Rimini and Marina.
Meaning: Saint Origin: Italian Fresh, Powerful, Nocturnal The Owl Italian name Santo is uber mod with its popular ‘O’ ending. Meaning ‘Saint’ is a happy bonus. Italian variant Santina is also a candidate for an alternative hit. Other variations include the Spanish – Sancia, Sancha and Santos.
Meaning: Saints Origin: Spanish Hardy, Forthcoming, Revolutionary The Tortoise Santos is a Spanish name that means ‘Saints’, Italian version Santo has that sought-after ‘O’ ending, making it a fitting modern option. Santos is primarily used as a boys name and is almost always in the Top 1000 names in the USA. Other variations include Sancia, […]
Meaning: Blue Stone Sacred to Saturn Origin: English Hebrew Clear Minded, Visionary, Slinky The Picasso Sapphire is an English and Hebrew word name. It derives from the Hebrew names Sapir and Safira, and is the name of a blue gemstone, the birthstone of September. I love that Sapphire ends in ‘fire’, fit for a person […]
Meaning: Princess Origin: Hebrew Healer, Protected, Journeyer The Monarch Butterfly The name Sarah is of Hebrew origin and means ‘Princess’ or ‘Noblewoman’. It was the name God gave to Abrams wife, Sarai, in the Old Testament of the Bible when Abram became Abraham. Sarah has many variations from many different cultures, such as Sera, Sari […]
Meaning: Moon Defending Warrior Origin: Indian German Stylish, Effusive, Methodical The Literary Sashi is a spectacle of a name with two distinct heritages. Firstly it is of Indian origin – from Shashi – and means ‘Moon’. Secondly it is a German diminutive of Sasha, which means ‘Defending Warrior’. Either way, Sashi is just a pearl […]
Meaning: Woodcutter Origin: English Successful, Fastidious, Subtle The Fixer The English occupational name Sawyer means ‘Woodcutter’ and has become very popular as a gender neutral name in recent years. In the dictionary Sawyer literally means ‘one who saws’. Famous bearer’s of the name include, Mark Twain’s charcter Tom Sawyer from the novel of the same […]
Meaning: God will Increase Origin: Samoan, Hawaiian, Czech Angelic, Pure, Charming The Cherub Sefina is a Samoan and Czech variation of the name Josephine, from English Joseph, meaning ‘God will Increase’. Sefina reminds me of names like Seraphina, Seraiah and Santina. It is so simple, yet winsome and melodic in appeal. I love it.
Meaning:Majestic EagleOrigin:Created Divine, Bubbly, Wise beyond their years The Friend for Life Séle (pronounced SHAY-la) is a created name with Celtic roots, it combines Irish name components: Sé Majestic or Eagle/Hawk Le From Síle (Sheila) Séle is a beautiful name spoken and on paper, it reminds me of Sheena, Xia (SHY-ah) and Lyla.
Meaning: Majestic Hawk Origin: English Polished, Fine, Fair The Tiny Bird The English name Shae is a variation of the original Irish name Séaghdha (pronounced SHAY) which means ‘Majestic’. Some sources say it could also mean Hawk. Shae is one syllable treasure that reminds me of Kai, Roux and Zev. This name is inspired by […]
Meaning: God is Gracious Gods Gift Origin: Scottish/Irish Hebrew Hindi Alluring, Admired, Contemporary The Squirrel Sheena is most commonly know to be the anglicization of the Scottish Gaelic name Sìne. Sìne is directly related to the English, Jean, a feminine variant of John, meaning ‘God is Gracious’. Sheena is also thought to be a Hindi […]
Meaning: Sheep Herder Origin: English Brave, Secure, Ready The Guardian The name Shepherd is an English occupational name which is used to describe someone who farms sheep. The meaning of this name is literally ‘Sheep Herder’. Shepherd has come into more popularity in recent years and is often shortened to Shep (which is uber cool […]
Meaning: Wide Origin: English Relaxed, Talented, Bulk The Hound Sid is an English diminutive for Sidney, the root word Sid means ‘Wide’. Sid can also be short for a myriad of other awesome names, such as: Siddig (Arabic), Sidra and Sidonia (Latin), There is also the Sanskrit: Sidh, which is unique and has a very […]
Meaning: Friend Origin: Arabic (Sudanese) Informed, Persuasive, Articulate The Crayfish Siddig or Sidig is an Arabic name that means: Friend. It derives from the word Sadiq. I like the ability to shorten it to Sid. Even still, Siddig itself is a handsome name, and reminds me somehow of the Celtic name Cedric. This name was […]
Meaning: Wide Island Child of Heaven and Earth Origin: English, French Intellect, Defender, Calming The Elephant Sidney is and interesting name as it has two potential origins. One speculation is that it hails from Old English root words: Sid Wide/Broad Eg Island As an English name this has the meaning ‘Wide Island’. The second opinion […]
Meaning:SawOrigin:Spanish Poised, Free Spirited, Approachable The Quail The meaning of the name Sierra is “Saw” as in the tool used in woodwork. This Spanish name can also mean “Mountain range” making it a place name, it precedes many locations that are renowned for their mountainous landscape. Uber chic nickname option Sia makes this name so modern as […]
Meaning: Flat Nosed Origin: Greek Certain, Educated, Passionate the Scientist The name Simon derives from Greek root word: simos Flat Nosed Hence its unfortunate meaning. Simos is also short for the name Gerasimos, and is the name of a beach in Greece. In Greek mythology some texts describe Simon as one of the Telchines demigods. […]
Meaning: Sister Frenchman Victorious Protector Origin: Finnish Slovene Croatian Humble, Truthful, Heartfelt The Beautiful Mind Although Sisko is traditionally a Finnish girls name meaning ‘Sister’, it is still remarkably fashionable on a boy. It is also a Slovenian diminutive of Fransisko, from Francis, meaning Frenchman’. Alternatively it is the short form of Croatian Sismundo, from […]
Meaning: Fate Trust in the Stars Origin: Italian German Dutch Fair, Hard Working, Kind The Maiden The name Stellavera is an amalgamation of names Stella and Vera – combined their meaning is ‘Fate’ or ‘Trust in the Stars’. Stellavera has so much to offer its person; it has an elegant and wise countenance, plus it […]
Meaning: Historical Representation Origin: English Raw, Chic, Natural The Designer Story is an English word name that has been rising in popularity. Story’s etymology shows that it’s roots are in Latin word ‘Historia’ which is where English word History derives. Story comes from these. Story could also be a nickname for Astoria, giving it a […]
Meaning: From Syria Origin: English Fair, Arrant, Resolute The Architect Syri is an English diminutive of Syria – a place name which means ‘From Syria’. The name Syria is originally Greek and suspected to be derived from Assyria, the ancient empire. Syri is also possibly an English contraction of Sarah, meaning ‘Princess’. Some other compelling […]