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Is seth a hindu name?

(11 Posts)
Limpetsmum Mon 09-Feb-15 23:05:41

Any Hindus (or people in the know), know if the name seth is a hindu name?
From my research I've seen it as a surname and then seen the name sheth as a hindu forename - but I just wanted clarification if it is truly a hindu name or not.
(I am hindu, just not a very good one!)

Somemumsodd Mon 09-Feb-15 23:08:38

I have known 2 - one is and one not

RandomMess Mon 09-Feb-15 23:09:31

It's certainly a biblical name...

reuset Mon 09-Feb-15 23:19:02

Yes it is a Hindu name, and surname. Different origins from the biblical Seth.

Getting quite the popular choice here, relatively speaking, the new Elijah

steppeinginto2015 Mon 09-Feb-15 23:22:29

I think of it as being quite a strong Biblical name

RJnomore Mon 09-Feb-15 23:25:46

Isn't it the name of one of Adam and Eve's sons?

reuset Mon 09-Feb-15 23:25:53

That's not what she asked, steppeing.

reuset Mon 09-Feb-15 23:27:53

The Hindu name has different origins to biblical, Hebrew Seth. You'd think so wouldn't you.

MabelSideswipe Mon 09-Feb-15 23:30:35

Also an Egyptian God. Sometimes spelled Set.

zippey Mon 09-Feb-15 23:49:42

A famous actor too , Seth Rogan.

Limpetsmum Tue 10-Feb-15 02:45:08

Thanks for your replies.
I know it's a Hebrew/biblical one. Just wanting to know if it's a hindu name as well. If so, anyone knows what it means.

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