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Popularity
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Seamus

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Supplanter
  • #3248 All Time
Girls
Boys
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2k Shamus (Celtic/Gaelic)

How popular is the name "Seamus" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 9 0 9
1958 7 0 7
1959 9 0 9
1960 9 0 9
1961 6 0 6
1962 8 0 8
1963 6 0 6
1964 12 0 12
1965 18 0 18
1966 15 0 15
1967 20 0 20
1968 16 0 16
1969 14 0 14
1970 18 0 18
1971 25 0 25
1972 26 0 26
1973 30 0 30
1974 34 0 34
1975 35 0 35
1976 32 0 32
1977 47 0 47
1978 48 0 48
1979 41 0 41
1980 49 0 49
1981 59 0 59
1982 49 0 49
1983 32 0 32
1984 47 0 47
1985 53 0 53
1986 44 0 44
1987 50 0 50
1988 55 0 55
1989 58 0 58
1990 75 0 75
1991 77 0 77
1992 83 0 83
1993 88 0 88
1994 111 0 111
1995 130 0 130
1996 157 0 157
1997 164 0 164
1998 164 0 164
1999 191 0 191
2000 194 0 194
2001 188 0 188
2002 215 0 215
2003 248 0 248
2004 233 0 233
2005 254 0 254
2006 244 0 244
2007 295 0 295
2008 298 0 298
2009 275 0 275
2010 239 0 239
2011 258 0 258
2012 258 0 258
2013 247 0 247
2014 237 0 237

Want to know about the populiarty of Seamus? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,904 babies born with the name Seamus in the United States. That's more than enough Seami to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Seamus" was in 2008 with a total of 298 babies.

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Seamus" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of only 157 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Seamus popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Seamus in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Seamus" mean? The list below shows the origins of Seamus as well as things modernly associated with the name Seamus such as celebrities named Seamus.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Seamus

The name "Seamus" is of Irish origin, and it means "Supplanter". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Seamus McGarvey

Seamus McGarvey is a cinematographer and director. Seamus was born in 1967 in Armagh, Northern Ireland.

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Alternative Meanings

S is for select, as few are chosen.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

Your name in reverse order is "Sumaes". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ueasms". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Seamus born Sep 27, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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