a masculine name
Origin of SebastianClassical Latin Sebastianus from Classical Greek Sebastianos, literally , a man of Sebastia, ancient name of Sivas, or a man of Sebaste, name of Samaria after the time of Herod the Great
(died 288?); Christian martyr of Rome: his day is Jan. 20
Saintfl. c. AD 280
Roman Christian martyr whose impalement by arrows was a favorite subject for medieval and Renaissance artists.