Seth was the third child of Adam and Eve, so named because God gave Eve another son after Abel had been killed. In Egyptian mythology, Seth was a god who was in the form of an animal with no zoological equivalent and is hence identified with many animals. Today, this easy-going name is more popular than its ever been.


  • egyptian: The god of storms and the desert, son of Geb and Nut, and brother of Osiris (and later, his murderer)
  • hebrew: Appointed

Alternative Spellings

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Famous Namesakes:

Actor Seth Rogen, Actor Seth MacFarlane, Actor Seth Meyers, Actor Seth Green, Football player Seth Olson

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Stephanie Meyer