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

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Seeley

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

Notable Persons Named Seeley

Seeley Booth is a fbi special agent, previous:, sergeant major, united states army, and federal bureau of investigation. Seeley is also known as Buck Moosejaw, Tony, Boris, and Bobby Kent.


Seeley G. Mudd was a physician, professor, philanthropist, and philanthropy. Seeley was given the name Seeley Greenleaf Mudd by his parent Seeley W. Mudd on April 18th, 1895 in Denver, Colorado, U.S. He left this life on March 10th, 1968.


Seeley W. Mudd was a mining engineer and mining engineering. Seeley was given the name Seeley Wintersmith Mudd on August 16th, 1861 in Kirkwood, Missouri, U.S. He breathed his last breath in 1926.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Seeley

Drew Seeley is a singer-songwriter, actor, dance, and dancer. He was most active from 1999 to present. Drew was given the name Andrew Michael Edgar Seeley on April 30th, 1982 in Ottawa.



D. J. Seeley is a basketball player for the Herbalife Gran Canaria, KK Radnički Kragujevac, Medi Bayreuth, Delaware 87ers, Bàsquet Manresa, Beşiktaş J.K. (men's basketball), and CB Gran Canaria in the Liga ACB and Eurocup Basketball. He has had major accomplishments since 2013. D. was born on November 28th, 1989 in Redding, California.


Ken Seeley is an intervention (counseling), author, and interventionist. Ken was given the name Kenneth R. Seeley on October 25th, 1962.


John Robert Seeley was a historian. John was born on September 10th, 1834 in London. He died on January 13th, 1895.


Lady Alice Seeley Harris was a missionary, photographer, and activist. Lady was given the name Alice Seeley on May 24th, 1870 in Malmesbury. She died on November 24th, 1970.


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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

Fun Facts about the name Seeley

  • How Popular is the name Seeley? Seeley is the 19,324th most popular name of all time. As a last name Seeley was the 3,264th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Seeley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 363 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 2016 with a total of 40 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 Yeesle. 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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.