Male, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Virtues/Attributes

Sholto

Sholto is a Scottish male name, an anglicized form of Sìoltach meaning "sower" and "propagator" via sìolach (to seed, to beget) via Proto-Celic *sīlom (seed) deriving from PIE root word *seh₁- (to sow, to plant; to impress, insert). Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Sharlto (South African) Sìoltach (Scottish)    

Color, Earth, Elements, Female, Hebrew, Japanese, Nature, Place names, Proto-Indo-European, S names, Surname names, Violet/Purple, Virtues/Attributes, White

Shira

Shira is a Hebrew female name meaning "poetry" or "singing/song". Shira is also a Jewish surname originating from the given name though it could also be an Americanized spelling of Shearer, an occupational name for someone who sheared sheep, or someone who used scissors to trim finished cloth or cut off any excessive fabric. The origin of… Continue reading Shira

Etruscan, Etruscan mythology, Female, Male, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, S names, Surname names, Unisex, Word names

Saturday

Saturday comes from Old English Sæterndæg meaning "Saturn's day", Saturn being the Roman god of agriculture and fertility in Roman mythology. The name seems to be derived from Latin satus (sowing, planting) which ultimately derives from PIE root word *seh₁- (to sow, to plant), though it’s also possible that the name comes from Etruscan Satre, the name of an Etruscan god, his name… Continue reading Saturday

Astronomy, Etruscan, Etruscan mythology, Male, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, S names, Virtues/Attributes

Saturn

Saturn is the name of the Roman god of agriculture and fertility in Roman mythology (the equivalent of Greek god Kronos) as well as the name of the sixth planet in the Solar System (the second largest planet after Jupiter). The name seems to be derived from Latin satus (sowing, planting) which ultimately derives from PIE root word *seh₁- (to… Continue reading Saturn