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Sebastian

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Venerable
  • #553 All Time
  • #35 in 2015
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3k Sebastien (French)

How popular is the baby 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 94 0 94
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 164 0 164
1971 187 0 187
1972 153 0 153
1973 131 0 131
1974 125 0 125
1975 127 0 127
1976 123 0 123
1977 125 0 125
1978 143 0 143
1979 137 0 137
1980 171 5 166
1981 175 0 175
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 522 5 517
1990 791 0 791
1991 1,043 11 1,032
1992 1,300 8 1,292
1993 1,308 0 1,308
1994 1,309 7 1,302
1995 1,442 10 1,432
1996 1,593 5 1,588
1997 1,773 6 1,767
1998 1,704 7 1,697
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 5,154 18 5,136 #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 6,296 18 6,278 #76 boy name
2007 6,283 13 6,270 #71 boy name
2008 6,047 13 6,034 #74 boy name
2009 5,992 7 5,985 #70 boy name
2010 6,359 6 6,353 #68 boy name
2011 6,551 11 6,540 #68 boy name
2012 6,739 13 6,726 #64 boy name
2013 7,545 7 7,538 #45 boy name
2014 9,290 9 9,281 #34 boy name
2015 9,589 20 9,569 #35 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Sebastian baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 124,137 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 2015 with a total of 9,569 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sebastians)

According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sebastian" ranks #102 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 14 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 4,655 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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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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Sebastian

Sebastian Giovinco
Sebastian Junger
Sebastian Maniscalco
Sebastian Rulli
Sebastian Telfair
Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Marroquin
Sebastian Shaw

Alternative Meanings

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

T is for time, you give to friends.

I is for ideals, no higher!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

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 "Ssiaetnab". 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 Dec 4, 1932

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 Israel approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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