< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the happy meadow
  • #28942 All Time
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How popular is the name "Selig" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Selig? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154 babies born with the name Selig in the United States. That's more than enough Seligs to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Selig" was in 1925 with a total of 15 babies.

According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Selig" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1925. Across the entire United States a total of only 15 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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


Origin and Meaning of Selig

The name "Selig" is of English origin, and it means "From the happy meadow". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for interest, you show in others.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

Your name in reverse order is "Giles". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Isegl". 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 Selig born Feb 7, 1980

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 Southern China approximately on 1375. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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