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What Does Sebastian Mean?

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Sebastian is a popular Christian name for males. It means "revered" or "majestic" and has originated from the Greek language. It is pronounced as 'se-BASS-tian'. This name is mentioned in Shakespeare's play "The Twelfth Night". It is also the name of a popular patron saint in Christianity. He was also a great martyr who is believed to have died in the 3rd century when Christians were persecuted by the Roman emperor Diocletian.

Saint Sebastian is depicted in art and popular culture as a figure tied to a post and shot with arrows. He was depicted as a handsome youth pierced by arrows. He was a very popular subject for art and paintings during the Gothic times and the Renaissance period. He is very celebrated figure in both art and religion. He is also considered as the patron saint of soldiers, particularly infantrymen.
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Sebastian is a popular Christian
name for males. It means
"revered" or "majestic" and has
originated from the Greek
language. It is pronounced as
'se-BASS-tian'.

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