Seth: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Seth
Origin of the name Seth:
Seth Derived from the Hebrew sheth (appointed). The name is borne in the Bible by the third son of Adam and Eve, borne after the death of Abel at the hands of his brother, Cain.
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In early America, the name Seth was often given to a child born after the death of a sibling, like the Biblical Seth who was born after the death of his brother Abel.
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• My husband and I named our third child Seth, and I associate the name as youthful, adventurous, and full of mischief! I love our little Seth!
• I wanted a Bible name and Seth was a nice name but yet not common. Our son loves his name
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Hebrew origin. Means "appointed" (Eve gave birth to Seth as a third son, the first and second being Cain and Abel. When Cain slew Abel, Eve believed God "appointed" her Seth).
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• Seth MacFarlane (American screenwriter, animator, actor, comedian, producer and singer)
• Seth Green (American actor, comedian, and producer)
• Seth Rogen (Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer)
• Seth Meyers (American actor and comedian, SNL)
• Seth Godin (American entrepreneur)
• Seth Rudetsy (American Broadway actor and musician)
-Seth Gold ( Reality T.V Star, Hardcore Pawn)
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• Seth is the name of one of the sons of Adam and Eve in the Bible
• Seth Cohen (TV show 'The O.C.,' 2003-2007)
• Seth Morgan (Melissa Marr's 'Wicked Lovely' book series)
• Seth was a boy on Beethoven's 2nd movie.
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