Name SEE

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 266 births of See in the countries below, which represents an average of 2 births of children bearing the first name See per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom See   
In Italiano Nome See   

Information about the first name See

The first name See has been assigned to:
0.75% to boys
99.25% to girls
The country where the first name See is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 3 letters including 2 vowels and 1 consonant

Anagrams of the first name See

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of See : Ese, Esé, Eşe

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Origin and meaning of name See

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English se, see, from Old French sie (“seat, throne; town, capital; episcopal see”), from Latin sedes (“seat”), referring to the bishop's throne or chair (compare seat of power) in the cathedral; related to the Latin verb sedere (“to sit”).
Etymology (Interjection) src :
  • see
  • Directing the audience to pay attention to the following
  • Synonyms: behold, look; see also Thesaurus:lo
  • Introducing an explanation
  • Synonyms: look, well, so
Etymology (See also) src :
  • look
  • sight
  • watch
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • see (plural sees)
  • a diocese, archdiocese; a region of a church, generally headed by a bishop, especially an archbishop.
  • The office of a bishop or archbishop; bishopric or archbishopric
  • A seat; a site; a place where sovereign power is exercised.
  • Ioue laught on Venus from his soueraigne see
Etymology (See also) src :
  • cathedra
  • cathedral
  • chair
  • throne
Anagrams src :
  • -ese, ESE, ees, ese
Pronunciation src :
  • enPR: sē, IPA(key): /siː/
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • Homophones: C, cee, sea, Seay
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From Old English sǣ, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz.
Etymology src :
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /sɛː/, /seː/
  • Rhymes: -ɛː
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • see (plural sees)
  • seat, chair
  • dwelling, residence
  • A royal or episcopal chair
  • A royal or episcopal polity or realm
  • A royal or episcopal residence
  • (Christianity) The Kingdom of Heaven.
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /seː/
  • Rhymes: -eː
Etymology src :
  • From Dutch zee, from Middle Dutch sêe, from Old Dutch sēo, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz.
Alternative forms src :
Noun src :
  • see (plural seë)
  • sea
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /sɪə/
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • seekoei
  • seesout
  • seevis
  • seevoël
  • seewater
Middle Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Old Dutch sēo, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz.
Noun src :
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Dutch: zeeAfrikaans: see→ Sranan Tongo: se→ Saramaccan: zé
  • Limburgish: zieë
  • West Flemish: zji, zêe
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • < seitsemän
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
Etymology (Numeral) src :
  • see
  • (colloquial, counting) seven
Etymology (See also) src :
  • seitsemän (“seven”)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈseː/, [ˈs̠e̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • Syllabification: see
DE German
Etymology src :
Noun src :
  • See f (genitive See, no plural)
  • sea, ocean
  • Synonyms: Meer, Ozean
  • Giorgos Christides, "Griechenland empört über Kritik aus Österreich: "Sollen wir die Flüchtlingsboote vielleicht versenken?"", Der Spiegel, January 26, 2016.
  • sea, sea condition, swell
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /zeː/
  • Rhymes: -eː
Proper noun src :
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • (sea, ocean): This sense is normal in compounds and fixed expressions (as above). Otherwise, See is elevated and usually replaced by the synonym Meer.
  • (swell): This sense is very common in nautical parlance but also familiar to ordinary people.
West Frisian
Etymology src :
  • From Old Frisian sē, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz.
Noun src :
  • see c (plural seeën, diminutive seeke)
  • sea
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /seː/
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • seehûn
  • seeko
  • seerôver

Popularity of the name See

Number of SEE births per year

Total births of See by country

Births with the first name See
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
1922 - 2015
1980 - 2019
1944 - 2019

Comments on the name See

Personalities with the first name See

There is 0 personality with the first name See

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name See

There are 11 actors and actresses with the first name See
See Lee
See Ayanna
See Mei-Ping
See Wai
See Jason
See Francis
See Hang
See Lee
See Foon Chan
See Yan Leung
See Wah Leung

Rankings of first name SEE by country

Country ranking (boys)
No ranking of first name SEE (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
No ranking of first name SEE (female) births over the last year available in each country

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