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114k
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since 1880

Sebastian

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Venerable
  • #575 All Time
  • #34 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
3k Sebastien (French)

How popular is the name "Sebastian" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1881606
188210010
1885505
1886707
1889606
189211011
1894505
1895808
1896505
1898808
1899606
1901808
1902505
190311011
1904909
190510010
1906505
190712012
190815015
190914014
191014014
191120020
191251051
191363063
191482082
19151120112
19161340134
19171220122
19181140114
19191260126
19201390139
19211300130
19221270127
19231300130
19241370137
19251090109
19261310131
19271040104
19281270127
192997097
19301130113
193195095
193287087
193375075
193482082
193578078
193665065
193762062
193864064
193953053
194051051
194161061
194276076
194360060
194447047
194547047
194656056
194756056
194870070
194951051
195042042
195144044
195251051
195352052
195446046
195556056
195642042
195750050
195863063
195954054
196071071
19611060106
19621500150
19631090109
19641310131
19651040104
19661010101
19671170117
19681160116
19691160116
19701650165
19711860186
19721530153
19731320132
19741250125
19751270127
19761230123
19771230123
19781430143
19791370137
19801715166
19811740174
19822180218
19831930193
19842400240
19852860286
19862790279
19873540354
19884017394
19895215516
19907920792
19911,043111,032
19921,30081,292
19931,30701,307
19941,30971,302
19951,441101,431
19961,59351,588
19971,77361,767
19981,70371,696
19992,387112,376
20005,03695,027#81 boy name
20014,986104,976#81 boy name
20025,152185,134#80 boy name
20034,65594,646#93 boy name
20044,543254,518#97 boy name
20054,964124,952#86 boy name
20066,295186,277#76 boy name
20076,283136,270#71 boy name
20086,045136,032#74 boy name
20095,98875,981#70 boy name
20106,35366,347#68 boy name
20116,548116,537#68 boy name
20126,735136,722#64 boy name
20137,53777,530#45 boy name
20149,24699,237#34 boy name

Want to know about the populiarty of Sebastian? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 114,470 babies born with the name Sebastian in the United States. That's more than enough Sebastians to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sebastian" was in 2014 with a total of 9,237 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sebastians)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sebastian" ranks #60 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 43 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 9,246 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Sebastian" mean?

Sebastian (Greek): Venerable

The name "Sebastian" is of Greek origin and it means "Venerable". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

A is for able, for you surely are.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

T is for time, you give to friends.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Naitsabes". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Netbasisa". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Sebastian popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sebastian in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Sebastian

Sebastian Stan

Sebastian Stan is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Sebastian was born in 1983 in Constanta, Romania.

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Sebastián Rulli

Sebastián Rulli is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Sebastián was born in 1975 as Sebastian Oscar Rulli in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Sebastian Bach

Sebastian Bach is a singer, songwriter, and actor specializing in heavy metal, hard rock, progressive metal, and glam metal music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Sebastian was born in 1968 as Sebastian Philip Bierk in Freeport, Bahamas.

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Sebastian Kehl

Sebastian Kehl is a football biography. Sebastian was born in 1980 in Fulda, West Germany.

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Sebastian Janikowski

Sebastian Janikowski is a NFL player. Sebastian was born in 1978 in Walbrzych, Poland.

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Sebastian Roché

Sebastian Roché is an actor and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Sebastian was born in 1964 as Sebastian Roche in Paris, France.

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Past life for Sebastian born Nov 3, 1932

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Sebastian

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