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Sebastian

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 6 0 6
1882 10 0 10
1885 5 0 5
1886 7 0 7
1889 6 0 6
1892 11 0 11
1894 5 0 5
1895 8 0 8
1896 5 0 5
1898 8 0 8
1899 6 0 6
1901 8 0 8
1902 5 0 5
1903 11 0 11
1904 9 0 9
1905 10 0 10
1906 5 0 5
1907 12 0 12
1908 15 0 15
1909 14 0 14
1910 14 0 14
1911 20 0 20
1912 51 0 51
1913 63 0 63
1914 82 0 82
1915 112 0 112
1916 134 0 134
1917 122 0 122
1918 114 0 114
1919 126 0 126
1920 139 0 139
1921 130 0 130
1922 127 0 127
1923 130 0 130
1924 137 0 137
1925 109 0 109
1926 131 0 131
1927 104 0 104
1928 127 0 127
1929 97 0 97
1930 113 0 113
1931 95 0 95
1932 87 0 87
1933 75 0 75
1934 82 0 82
1935 78 0 78
1936 65 0 65
1937 62 0 62
1938 64 0 64
1939 53 0 53
1940 51 0 51
1941 61 0 61
1942 76 0 76
1943 60 0 60
1944 47 0 47
1945 47 0 47
1946 56 0 56
1947 56 0 56
1948 70 0 70
1949 51 0 51
1950 42 0 42
1951 44 0 44
1952 51 0 51
1953 52 0 52
1954 46 0 46
1955 56 0 56
1956 42 0 42
1957 50 0 50
1958 63 0 63
1959 54 0 54
1960 71 0 71
1961 106 0 106
1962 150 0 150
1963 109 0 109
1964 131 0 131
1965 104 0 104
1966 101 0 101
1967 117 0 117
1968 116 0 116
1969 116 0 116
1970 165 0 165
1971 186 0 186
1972 153 0 153
1973 132 0 132
1974 125 0 125
1975 127 0 127
1976 123 0 123
1977 123 0 123
1978 143 0 143
1979 137 0 137
1980 171 5 166
1981 174 0 174
1982 218 0 218
1983 193 0 193
1984 240 0 240
1985 286 0 286
1986 279 0 279
1987 354 0 354
1988 401 7 394
1989 521 5 516
1990 792 0 792
1991 1,043 11 1,032
1992 1,300 8 1,292
1993 1,307 0 1,307
1994 1,309 7 1,302
1995 1,441 10 1,431
1996 1,593 5 1,588
1997 1,773 6 1,767
1998 1,703 7 1,696
1999 2,387 11 2,376
2000 5,036 9 5,027 #81 boy name
2001 4,986 10 4,976 #81 boy name
2002 5,152 18 5,134 #80 boy name
2003 4,655 9 4,646 #93 boy name
2004 4,543 25 4,518 #97 boy name
2005 4,964 12 4,952 #86 boy name
2006 6,295 18 6,277 #76 boy name
2007 6,283 13 6,270 #71 boy name
2008 6,045 13 6,032 #74 boy name
2009 5,988 7 5,981 #70 boy name
2010 6,353 6 6,347 #68 boy name
2011 6,548 11 6,537 #68 boy name
2012 6,735 13 6,722 #64 boy name
2013 7,537 7 7,530 #45 boy name
2014 9,246 9 9,237 #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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sebastian" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 15 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 6,283 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Sebastian popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sebastian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sebastian as well as things modernly associated with the name Sebastian such as celebrities named Sebastian.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Sebastian

The name "Sebastian" is of Greek origin, and it means "Venerable". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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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Alternative Meanings

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

E is for elegant, born within you.

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Naitsabes". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bnateassi". 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.

Past life for Sebastian born Oct 8, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Sebastian

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