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Seth Name Meaning and Origin

Seth Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Appointed, placed, settled

Name Origin


The name Seth is of Hebrew origin and means 'appointed' or 'placed'. In the Bible, Seth was the third son of Adam and Eve, chosen by God to replace Abel. The name signifies being settled or appointed by a higher power.

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Seth Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Seth is pronounced with a short, clear 'eh' sound followed by a soft 'th' at the end, making it easy to say and hear.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Seth has a simple rhythm with one syllable, which can be a bit abrupt but flows smoothly overall.

Famous People Named Seth

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● Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. He is known for his roles in comedies such as 'Knocked Up', 'Superbad', and 'Pineapple Express'. Rogen is also a successful screenwriter and voice actor.

● Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, and singer. He created the animated TV series 'Family Guy' and co-created 'American Dad!' and 'The Cleveland Show'. MacFarlane has also ventured into film with projects like 'Ted' and 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'.

Seth Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Seth

The name Seth does not have strong negative connotations, but some may associate it with the biblical character who was not as well-known or revered as others. Additionally, in some cultures, the name may be linked to stories or myths with negative undertones.

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