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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   (#89 in US popularity)
 4 variants more...

Sade
Language of origin: Yoruba
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: princess (?)
Info about origin: known from the Nigerian soul singer Sade Adu
Variants: Sade  Yoruba   (#668 in US 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)
Variants: Sage  English   (#792 in US 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

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   (#5 in US popularity)
 Samanta  German, English, French

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   (#4 in US popularity)
 Sara  German, Italian, Spanish, Scandinavian, Albanian   (#44 in US popularity)
 Sarina  German   (#854 in US popularity)
 Sarine  German
 Zarah  German
 Sadie  English   (#346 in US popularity)
 Sally  English, French   (#590 in US popularity)
 Kala  Hawaii   (#687 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

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   (#763 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Sasha
Language of origin: Russian
Gender: female
Info about origin: originally a Russian pet form of Alexander, today used as an independent given name
 used also as a male name
Variants: Sasha  English   (#320 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

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   (#87 in US popularity)
 Savanah  English   (#665 in US popularity)
 Savanna  English   (#323 in US 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   (#886 in US popularity)
 Scarlet  English

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
 8 variants more...

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
 Shelbi  English   (#644 in US popularity)
 Shelbie  English   (#717 in US popularity)
 Shelby  English   (#39 in US 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   (#595 in US popularity)
 Seleina  German, English
 Selena  English, German   (#203 in US popularity)
 Selene  German
 Salina  English   (#964 in US popularity)
 3 variants more...

Serena
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: peaceful, serene
Variants: Serena  German, Italian   (#343 in US popularity)
 Seraina  Italian
 2 variants more...

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

Shaina
Language of origin: Yiddish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the beautiful
Words: shain=beautiful (Yiddish)
Variants: Shaina  Yiddish   (#518 in US popularity)
 Shayna  Yiddish   (#398 in US popularity)

Shakira
Language of origin: Arabic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: thankful
Variants: Shakira  Arabic   (#594 in US popularity)

Shana
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Shana  German   (#485 in US popularity)

Shania
Language of origin: Ojibway
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: I am on my way
Info about origin: known as the (stage) name of the Canadian country singer Shania Twain
Variants: Shania  English   (#494 in US popularity)

Shanice
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: origin not known for sure, maybe invented
Variants: Shanice  English   (#408 in US popularity)

Shaniqua
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Shaniqua  English   (#590 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Shannon
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of the longest river of Ireland as given name
 not used as a given name in Ireland itself
Words: sean=old, wise (Old Irish) ; abhann=the river (Old Irish)
Variants: Shannon  English   (#72 in US 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   (#301 in US popularity)
 Sharee  English
 Shari  English

Shea
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: dauntless (?)
Info about origin: Anglicized form of an old Irish/Scottish name
Variants: Shea  English, Irish   (#668 in US popularity)

Shelley
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: meadow on a shelf
Info about origin: from a family name deriving form a place name with the meaning 'meadow on a shelf'
Words: scylf=the shelf (Old English) ; leah=the wood, the clearing, the meadow (Old English)
Variants: Shelley  English
 Shelly  English   (#820 in US popularity)

Shirley
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: bright clearing
Info about origin: from a family name that derives from a place name with the meaning 'bright clearing' (with several places carrying this name)
 only used as a female given name since 1849 when Charlotte Brontë used the name in her novel 'Shirley'
Words: scir=bright (Old English) ; leah=the wood, the clearing, the meadow (Old English)
Variants: Shirley  English   (#598 in US 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   (#408 in US popularity)
 Sydnee  English   (#976 in US popularity)
 Sydney  English   (#67 in US popularity)
 Sydnie  English   (#923 in US 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 mountain range (Spanish)
Variants: Sierra  English   (#88 in US popularity)
 Ciera  English   (#444 in US popularity)
 Cierra  English   (#219 in US popularity)

Silvia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: forest woman
Variants: Silvia  German, Italian   (#709 in US popularity)
 Sylvia  German, Italian   (#378 in US popularity)
 Silva  Scandinavian
 Sylvie  French
 1 variant more...

Simone
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: He (God) has heard
Info about origin:See male form Simon
Variants: Simone  German, French   (#430 in US 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
 Skye  English   (#644 in US 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
Variants: Skylar  English   (#379 in US popularity)
 Skyler  English   (#532 in US 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   (#154 in US popularity)
 Sofia  German, Italian, Scandinavian   (#388 in US popularity)
 Sofie  German, Dutch, Scandinavian
 Sonja  German
 Sophie  French, German   (#369 in US popularity)
 Sonia  English   (#362 in US popularity)
 Sonya  Russian   (#651 in US popularity)
 6 variants more...

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
 Estelle  French
 Estrella  Spanish
 2 variants more...

Stephanie
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the crowned
Info about origin:See male form Steven
Variants: Stephanie  German, English   (#11 in US popularity)
 Stefania  German
 Stefanie  German   (#405 in US popularity)
 Steffi  German
 Estefania  English   (#838 in US popularity)
 Stephany  English   (#504 in US popularity)
 Stevie  English   (#779 in US popularity)
 Stéphanie  French
 3 variants more...

Stormy
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: stormy
Words:  (English)
Variants: Stormy  English   (#953 in US popularity)

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   (#164 in US 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   (#905 in US popularity)
 Susi  German
 Shanna  English   (#630 in US popularity)
 Sue  English
 Susan  English   (#240 in US popularity)
 Susana  Italian, Spanish   (#554 in US popularity)
 Susetta  Italian
 Suzanne  French   (#550 in US popularity)
 Suzette  French
 12 variants more...

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