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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Seeley

  • How many people with the first name Seeley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 307 babies born with the first name Seeley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Seeley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Seeley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Seeley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Seeley is Sunday, April 3rd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Seeley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Seeley was in 2013 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Seeley Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Seeley is not a popular baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Seeley: Your name in reverse order is Yelees. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeyels. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Seeley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,061 people with the last name Seeley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Seeley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Seeley as their last name.
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Popularity of Seeley as a first name

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Popularity of Seeley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Seeley U.S.
  White 92.43% 64.26%
  African American 1.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.93% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Seeley

People with the last name Seeley are most frequently White

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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


Origin and Meaning of Seeley

The name "Seeley" is of English origin, and it means "Very Happy". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Seeley

Drew Seeley

Drew Seeley is a singer-songwriter, actor, and dancer specializing in dance-pop and R&B music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Drew was born in 1982 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


What does the name Seeley mean?

Sis for serene, your calm time.

Eis for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Lis for love, your love of life!

Eis for exquisite, who could argue?

Yis for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

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