The Letter Samech (ס)
The letter ס is closed on all sides. This is something that expresses the letter’s essence – something that has no beginning and no end. It also looks like a fortified wall, which protects and gives a feeling of security. It is interesting to note that the number of letters in the special priestly blessing is – 60, which is also the numerical value of the letter samech. Some scholars say this is to show that the priestly blessing encircles and protects the Jewish nation.
There are a number of different Hebrew words that start with the letter ס:
סוֹד (sohd) secret
סָגוּר (sagur) closed
סָבִיב (saviv) around
סִיבוּב (sivuv) rotation, circuit
They all represent things that are enclosed or encircled.
On the other hand, the same way a wall protects things from the dangers on the outside, it also stops the development of whatever is within.
Someone who has the letter ס in their name is a person with a pleasant nature. He forgives easily and doesn’t stay angry. This person is also a sensitive person who says what he or she thinks. However, they don’t do this from a negative attitude or malice, but from a place of internal integrity.