Selig - Meaning of Selig

What does Selig mean?

[ 2 syll. se-lig, sel-ig ] The baby boy name Selig is pronounced as SEHL-ehG or SIY-LihG †. Selig is used predominantly in the Hebrew and Yiddish languages, and it is derived from Yiddish origins. It is derived literally from the word 'selig' meaning happy, blessed. This is a popular Jewish name in the 17th and 18th centuries. It is also used as a translation of the name Asher, and is also a surname, as borne by the American commissioner of baseball, Bud Selig (1934-). The name Zelda (English, Hebrew, and Yiddish) is the female version of Selig.

Selig has 20 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Saelac, Saelig, Sealey, Seeley, Seelig, Selic, Selick, Seligman, Seligmann, Selik, Selyc, Selyck, Selyg, Selygman, Selygmann, Selyk, Zelik, Zelyg, and Zigman. A variant of Selig in other languages is Zelig (Yiddish).

See also the related categories, yiddish, blessed (holy), happy, hebrew, american, and jewish.

Selig is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Selig, Asher was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Selig include Seelig, Salas, Salla, Sallah, Salos, Salus, Saula, Sculleigh, Sedgleigh, Selah, Selas, Selic, Selick, Selik, Selyc, Selyk, Shalya, Sheleg, Shilah, and Shola.

† English pronunciation for Selig: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)"



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