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American Names Starting with S

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Sabella is a well-known name of American origin. As per some sources, the name is said to be of Latin or Hebrew Origin. The name Sabella is an alternative to the name Isabella. Sabella is derived from the name Ella. The name Sabella is normally preferred by parents for girls. The meaning of Sabella is 'consecrated to God'. Another meaning of the name is 'God’s promise'. There are several renowned personalities with the name Sabella. Alejandro Javier Sabella was a former footballer and manager.

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In Arabic origin, the meaning of Sadia refers to ‘destined to be happy’, ‘happiness’, ‘joy’ or ‘delight’. In American origin, Sadia means, ‘princess’. Sadia is pronounced as ‘Sa–Dee–Aa’ or ‘Sa-Dee-ya’. A few of the famous people by the name Sadia are Sadia Dehlvi and Sadia Groguhe. Sadia Dehlvi is a media person, activist, writer and a columnist. Sadia Groguhe is a French-Canadian politician.

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Saint is a gender-neutral name and is of American origin. It is a multi-cultural and multi-lingual name, however it is mostly used in English-speaking countries. The meaning of Saint is 'holy' or 'sacred'. Saint is derived from the Latin word 'sanctus'. This name has has become increasingly popular because many famous parents are giving it to their children. Both Pete Wentz, a member of Fall Out Boy, and Selma Blair, an American actress named their sons, Saint. However, it was not until Kim Kardashian and Kanye West gave this name to their first son that Saint became a well-known name around the world.

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A name of American origin, Salene is a traditionally chosen as a girl's name. It is a multi-cultural name and it is given to babies in Arabic, Gaelic, French and Hebrew communities. The meaning of Salene is 'heaven'. In French, the meaning of Salene is 'dignified one'. In Greek, Salene is a derivative of Selene which means 'moon goddess'. It is also the combination of the names, Salvatore and Irene.

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The meaning of Samantha is 'told my God' or 'Lord has heard' and it is of Hebrew origin. The variants of Samantha include Sam and Semanta. Famous name associations include Samantha Albert and Samantha Brown. Samantha Albert is an equestrian from Canada who represents Jamaica in international competitions. Samantha Brown is a television host from America.

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The diminutive of the name Samwell is Sam. The name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Samwell is ‘God heard’. It has been derived from the name ‘Samuel’ which means, ‘name of God’. The variants of Samwell include Samuel and Sam. One famous association with the name includes David Samwell. David Samwell was a Welsh Naval Surgeon and a poet..

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The name Sansa is of Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Sansa refers to ‘praise’ or ‘charm’. The pronunciation is ‘San-sah’. A famous person by the name Sansa is Sansa Stark, who is a fictional character from the book series by George R.R Martin titled ‘A Song Of Ice And Fire’ which was later adapted into the TV series ‘Games Of Thrones’.

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Sara is the diminutive of the name Sarane. The name Sarane is of Hebrew origin and the meaning of Sarane is 'gracious princess.' It is a blend of the names Sara and Anne. The variant names of Sarane include Saranne, Serene, Saran, Sarran, Sarana and Seren. 'Lala Matir Sarane' is the album title of Indian singer Shilajit Majumder. Few of the known associations with the name include Sarane Alexandrian, who was born in 1927 and died in 2009. He was a French essay writer, philosopher, and art expert. He is the author of about 40 books and some of his best works include 'Hens Bellmer' (1971), 'The Liberators of Love' (1977), and 'Max Ernst' (1983).

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The name Sariah is of Hebrew origin. The meaning of Sariah generally refers to 'princess of the lord.' Other variants of the name include Sariyah, Sahriah, and Saraye. A known personality with the name includes Sariah Wilson, who is a writer, best known for her book 'Roommaid'.

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Sariyah is a name with different meanings in several languages, cultures, and nations. In Hebrew origin, the meaning of Sariyah refers to 'princess'. The root of this name also lies in Arabic, which means 'clouds at night'. The different variations of Sariyah include Sariy, Sairea, Cearia, Saaraah, and many more. Sariyah is pronounced as sah-rye-ah.

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The meaning of Satchel, in American origin, refers to 'sack or small bag'. The variations of this name are Satchelle, Satchal, Sachel, Sachell, and Satchell. Satchel is usually pronounced as SACH-əl. Few of the known associations with the name include Leroy Robert Satchel Paige, who is a retired American baseball player, and got his name 'Satchel' from the fact that he was a bag porter at a railway station in America before he came into the world of baseball.

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The name Satinka is of American origin. The meaning of Satinka refers to 'magical dancer.' It is a combination of the names Satin and Katinka. The nicknames for Satinka include Satin, Sati, Tinka, Tink, and many more. Adeyinka, Ainka, Ajinka, and Aninka are the rhyming words associated with Satinka.

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Saturday is a gender-neutral name and is given to both baby boys and baby girls. A name of American origin, it is mainly used as a first name and a nickname in the United States and other English-speaking countries. The meaning of Saturday is 'born in the month of Saturday'. The word 'Saturday' is derived from the Roman god of agriculture, Saturn. The pronunciation of the name is 'Sat - Tar - Day'.

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Saundra is a Greek origin name. This name was used as an epithet for the Greek goddess Hera. Therefore, the meaning of Saundra generally refers to 'warrior or defender of the people.' It is a variant of different names such as Cassandra (Greek), Sandra (English), Sondra, Saundhra, Soundra, and Suandra. There are many known associations with the name, including Saundra Smoke, who was a scriptwriter and journalist in America. Another association is Saundra Meyer, who was a member of the Democratic party in the lower house of the Wyoming legislature.

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Savion is a name of Hebrew origin. The meaning of Savion refers to 'saviour.' It is believed that Savion also has a modern origin which comes from the Basque name 'Xavier' meaning 'new house’. It is generally pronounced as 'SaaVYAAN'. Variations of the name include Savin, Savio, Savon, and Savyon. Few of the known personalities associated with the name include Savion Glover, who is a famous tap dance choreographer and an actor in America. Another association is Savion Einstein, a movie writer and producer in Israel.

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Of French origin, the meaning of Chantelle is 'candle' or 'stone'. The name also signifies 'singer', 'place of stones' and 'song'. An Old French name, Chantelle has produced variations including Schantelle and Chandelle. Schantelle is the Modern English variation of the French name Chantal. Traditionally, in the 17th century, Chantelle was given to children to demonstrate respect for the French saint Jeanne-Françoise Frémiot, Baronne de Chantal. Children with the name Schantelle are traditionally believed to be strong, autonomous, curious, and inspired by research. Chantelle was also used as French surname. As a feminine given name, it is most commonly used France and Canada, followed by the United States. Chantelle Lee Newbery is an Australian former diver. Other famous people with this name include Chantelle Paige-Mulligan, an American vocalist musician, entertainer and travel blogger.

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Scooter is an American origin name, and the meaning of Scooter refers to 'person from Scotland.' In American origin, it means 'one who moves quickly.' The variant names of Scooter are Skooter, Skootar, and Scoottar. There are several known associations with the name Scooter, including Young Scooter, which is the professional name of Kenneth Edward Bailey, who is an America-based rapper and CEO of Black Migo Gang.

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The diminutive of the name Scotlyn is Scott. The name is of Scottish origin and the meaning of Scotlyn refers to 'proper’. It is a combination of the names Scott and Lyn. The variations of ScotLyn are Scottlyn, Scottyn, Scotlynn, Scottlynn Scotlin and Scottlin.

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The name Scout is of different origins. It has been derived from the old French word 'escouter', meaning ‘to listen’. In American origin, the meaning of Scout refers to ‘the first explorer’. Some of the variant names of Scout include Skowt, Scot, Scottie, Scott, and many more. The name became popular after its use in Harper Lee's novel ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ (1960) in which Scout is the nickname of the character Jean Louise.

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