Sebastian has roots in both Latin and Greek and comes from the Latin name Sebastianus, meaning "from Sebaste." The name Sebastian itself is derived from the Greek "sebastos," which means "venerable," or "esteemed." In the Greek language, sebastos is can also be translated to mean "Augustus," a term used for Roman emperors. Sebastian has been increasing in popularity in the United States in recent years and remains a popular choice in England, Sweden, and Norway.
Similar Names: Bastian, Sebasten, Bastin
Famous Sebastian Names: Sebastian Janikowski (football player), Saint Sebastian (third century Christian saint)