US Popularity:1056
Meaning:Appointed, placed
Seth is a boy's name of Hebrew origin. It means "appointed" or "placed" and is associated with the teachings of the Torah. Seth was the name of Adam and Eve's third son in the Hebrew bible. He was born shortly after Abel's death and was sent by God to heal the family's heartbreak. When baby Seth arrives in your life, they will take their place as a cherished family member with this gracious and reverent name.

Famous People Named Seth

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  • Seth Curry
    Basketball Player
  • Seth Green
  • Seth Jones
    Hockey Player
  • Seth MacFarlane
    Voice Actor
  • Seth Rogan
  • Seth Rogen

Seth Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Seth is currently #339 on The Bump
Boy:Seth is currently #194 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Seth is currently #1056 in U.S. births
Boy:Seth is currently #524 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 47
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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