First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Seawell

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Alt. Meaning

S is for select, as few are chosen.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

A is for adorable, how precious

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

L is for life, that you live so well.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Seawell

Molly Elliot Seawell was a writer. Molly was born on October 23rd, 1860 in Gloucester Courthouse, Virginia. She passed away on November 15th, 1916.



Wallace was born on September 16th, 1916. He breathed his last breath on May 29th, 2007.


Aaron A. F. Seawell is a politician.


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Popularity of Seawell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Seawell U.S.
  White 83.42% 64.26%
  African American 11.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Seawell

People with the last name Seawell are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Seawell

  • How Popular is the name Seawell? As a last name Seawell was the 22,359th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Seawell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Seawell is Tuesday, July 28th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Seawell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Seawell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Seawell: Your name in reverse order is Llewaes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aeelslw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Seawell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,152 people with the last name Seawell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Seawell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Seawell as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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