German Names starting with S

If you want to find German names starting with S, browse the various creative options you have at your disposal. These German names starting S are perfect for any baby girl, cat, or dog.

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

10 Most Popular German Names starting with S

PopularityNameMeaning
1stSarahPrincess, lady-like.
2ndSebastianVenerable, revered, from sebastos, majestic, man from sebaste, from sebaste.
3rdSophiaWisdom, woman of wisdom, wise.
4thStanleyLives by the stony meadow, from the stony field, a clearing that is stony.
5thSandraDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity, helper of humanity.
6thStefanCrowned or crown of laurels, crown, man with crown.
7thSylviaOf the woods, forest, from the woods, wooded.
8thSterlingOf high quality or pure, valuable, starling, from stevelin, silver penny.
9thSaskiaSaxon woman, protector of mankind.
10thSebastienRevered, venerable, man from sebaste.

All German Names starting with S

NameGenderMeaning
SabineGirlA sabine, sabine woman, of the sabine tribe.
SaelacBoyBlessed.
SailorBoyMariner, boat man, seaman or one who sails, sailor.
SailorGirlMariner, boat man, sailor.
SalomeGirlPeace, tranquil, welcome, peaceful, shalom.
SalomonBoyPeaceful ruler, peace.
SalutianoBoyEnjoys good health.
SanderBoyDefender of mankind, defender of men, defending men.
SandersBoySon of alexander, defender of men, defending men.
SandraGirlDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity, helper of humanity.
SanjaGirlWisdom.
SanneGirlLily.
SarahGirlPrincess, lady-like.
SarohildiGirlArmored battle maiden.
SaschaGirlDefender of mankind.
SaskiaGirlSaxon woman, protector of mankind.
SaxonBoySword, germanic tribe, settlement of saxons, swordsman.
SaxonGirlGermanic tribe, swordsman.
SaxtonBoyFrom the village of the saxons, swordsman, saxon town.
SaxtonGirlFrom the village of the saxons, swordsman.
SchaefferBoyShepherd.
SchafferBoyShepherd, one who takes care of sheep.
SchatziBoyDear, treasure.
SchatziGirlDear, treasure.
SchneiderBoyTailor.
SchuylerBoyScholar, savant, runaway.
SchuylerGirlScholar.
SebastiaanBoyMan from sebaste.
SebastianBoyVenerable, revered, from sebastos, majestic, man from sebaste, from sebaste.
SebastienBoyRevered, venerable, man from sebaste.
SefBoyShort form of joseph.
SeiferBoyVictory peace.
SeligBoyBlessed.
SelikBoyBlessed.
SelmaGirlComely, god's helmet, protective like god's helmet, fair, beautiful.
SentaGirlAssistant, holy, grow or thrive.
SenteGirlAssistant.
SeppBoyGod will add.
SerhildGirlArmored battle maiden.
SerhildaGirlArmored battle maiden.
SerihildaGirlArmored battle maiden.
SerihildeGirlArmored battle maiden.
SerildaGirlArmored battle maiden.
SeverinBoySevere, austere or grim, stern.
ShafferBoySteward, butler.
ShermanBoyShearman, cloth cutter, one who finishes cloth, one who shears sheep.
ShermonBoyShearman.
SiegfriedBoyVictorious, victorious protection, powerful silence, peaceful victory.
SiegmundBoyVictorious protection, victory protection.
SiemenBoyHearkening.
SigfredaGirlVictorious peace.
SigfridBoyVictorious, peaceful victory, conquering peace.
SigfriedBoyVictory, peace, victory peace.
SigfriedaGirlVictorious peace.
SigfriedeGirlVictorious peace.
SigifridBoyVictorious.
SigifrithBoyVictorious.
SigilwigGirlChampion.
SigiwaldBoyVictorious protector.
SigmundBoyVictorious protector, victorious protection, victory protection, victory shield.
SigwaldBoyVictorious protector.
SigwaltBoyVictorious protector.
SilkeGirlBlinded, blind.
SilvesterBoyForest dweller, from the woods.
SilviaGirlOf the woods, wood, of the forest, wooded, forest, from the forest, forest dweller.
SiriGirlBeautiful woman who leads to victory, marvelous victory.
SolveigGirlHouse of strength, from the house of strength, house of power, of the strong house.
SolvigGirlChampion, strong house.
SommerGirlSummer.
SonjaGirlWisdom.
SophiaGirlWisdom, woman of wisdom, wise.
SorenBoyStern or strict, thunder, severe, austere, severe or grim, war.
SpanglerBoyTinsmith.
SpenglerBoyTinsmith.
StadtlerBoyBarn worker, lives near or works in a barn.
StanleyBoyLives by the stony meadow, from the stony field, a clearing that is stony.
StefanBoyCrowned or crown of laurels, crown, man with crown.
StefanieGirlCrown, crowned or crown of laurels.
SteffiGirlDiminutive form of stephanie, woman with crown, crowned or crown of laurels.
StefonBoyCrowned or crown of laurels.
SteinBoyStone, stone or small rock.
SteinerBoyStone, stone or small rock.
StephanBoyCrown or wreath, crown, crowned with laurels.
StephonBoyCrown or wreath.
SterlingBoyOf high quality or pure, valuable, starling, from stevelin, silver penny.
SterlynBoyOf high quality or pure.
SternBoyAustere or strict, star.
StirlingBoyOf high quality or pure.
StoffelBoyChrist-bearer.
StreiterBoyWarrior or fighter, warrior.
StromBoyStream, flow, river.
SunhildGirlBattle of the sun.
SusanneGirlLily, lily flower.
SuzanneGirlLily, a lily.
SuzetteGirlLittle lily, diminutive form of susan, a lily.
SuzyGirlLily, diminutive form of susan, a lily.
SylviaGirlOf the woods, forest, from the woods, wooded.