Sebastian is a name for a child of Greek origin that means 'he who is respected', a name loaded with great dignity that makes it perfect for your child. Used all over the world, Sebastian maintains all the strength of the tradition without losing anything of its originality, being still topical toda
Sebastian is a name for a child of Greek origin that means 'he who is respected', a name loaded with great dignity that makes it perfect for your child. Used all over the world, Sebastian maintains all the strength of the tradition without losing anything of its originality, being still topical today.
In any case, Sebastian evokes greatness and elegance. Celebrate his name day on January 20, which is the day of San Sebastian.
Curiosities about the name Sebastián
The name Sebastián implies a curious and restless personality, always willing to find new fields of interest in which, without a doubt, Sebastián will stand out. And Sebastian is an energetic and dynamic person, with a great capacity for effort and a strong will. Obstinate and persevering, stands as the family talisman for his great charisma.
Sebastian does not present hardly variations in other languages, except Sebastien in French. Also it is very frequent the use of its diminutives like Bastián, Sebas or Bastiano. It is a tall name given that the Greek word from which it comes, 'sebastiás', would be translated by Latin culture as 'Augusto'.
We know many world famous characters that bear the name of your son Sebastián, apart from the mythical Saint San Sebastián. Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest composers of all time, although the one that made the name world famous was the explorer Juan Sebastián Elcano. More current we find two athletes relations with motorsport, Sebastian Vettel and Sebastian Loeb.
Given the popularity of your child's name, there are many places called San Sebastian, in Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela and Costa Rica. However, the place that more prestige and height gives the name Sebastian, is the most aristocratic city of the north, San Sebastian, a must to admire its beauty and enjoy its cuisine.
To know the origin and meaning of other names that celebrate their saint in the month of January, consult our calendar of the names of saints of January. You will find all the curiosities related to the name and date of your name day.
And also, we have the most complete guide of names for babies of boys and girls. Here you will find all the names for babies arranged alphabetically to know their origin and meaning.