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Sebastian

See also: Sebastián

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Sebastianus, name of an early and possibly legendary Christian saint, from ancient city of Sebasta in Asia Minor, from Ancient Greek Σεβαστός (Sebastós, august, venerable, exalted), itself a translation of the Roman title Augustus.

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Sebastian

  1. A male given name.
    • 1599 William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, Act V, Scene 1:
      Of Messaline: Sebastian was my father; / Such a Sebastian was my brother too, / So went he suited to his watery tomb.
    • 1968 Robin Maugham, The Second Window, McGraw - Hill, page 275:
      I was hoping the man would have some romantic name like Sebastian or Julian. However, as a surname Fletcher's all right.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Sebastianus.

Proper nounEdit

Sebastian

  1. A male given name.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Sebastianus.

Proper nounEdit

Sebastian

  1. A male given name.

Related termsEdit


NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Sebastianus. Recorded as a given name in Norway since the 17th century.

Proper nounEdit

Sebastian

  1. A male given name.

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Sebastianus.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sebastian m

  1. A male given name.

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Sebastianus.

Proper nounEdit

Sebastian

  1. A male given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 34 292 males with the given name Sebastian living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.