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6k
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since 1880
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<100
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in 2010

Seamus

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2k Shamus (Celtic/Gaelic)

How popular is the baby 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
2015 218 0 218

Fun Facts about the name Seamus

  • How many people with the first name Seamus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,122 babies born with the first name Seamus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Seamus to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Seamus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Seamus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Seamus is Friday, August 2nd, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Seamus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Seamus was in 2008 with a total of 298 babies.
  • Random Seamus Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Seamus is not a popular baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Seamus: Your name in reverse order is Sumaes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esasum. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Seamus as a first name

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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.

  1. A male given name of Irish origin. English equivalent: James.

Seamus McGarvey

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

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Other Inspirations for the Name Seamus

Seamus Coleman
Seamus Kennedy
Seamus Kraft
Seamus Dever
Seamus Finnigan
Seamus Golf
Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney Digging
Seamus Heaney Poems

What does the name Seamus mean?

Sis for serene, your calm time.

Eis for exquisite, who could argue?

Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Uis for unique, your love of life.

Sis for select, as few are chosen.

Past life for Seamus born Mar 31, 1949

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Austria approximately on 1825. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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