Sebastian

See also: Sebastián

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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.

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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.

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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.
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