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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Seon

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From Proto-Germanic *sehwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (“to see, notice”). Cognate with Old Frisian sīa (West Frisian sjen), Old Saxon sehan (Low German sehn), Old Dutch sian (Dutch zien), Old High German sehan (German sehen), Old Norse sjá (Danish and Swedish se, Icelandic sjá), Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌹𐍈𐌰𐌽 (saihwan).

Akin to Old High German sīn (“to be”), Latin sum (“to be”). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es-.

From Proto-Germanic *sīhwaną (“to strain, drip”), from Proto-Indo-European *seyk- (“to pour, strain”).

Notable Persons Named Seon

Seon Power is a soccer player for the Thammasat F.C., Chainat Hornbill F.C., Joe Public F.C., Ma Pau S.C., North East Stars F.C., Trinidad, and Tobago national football team. Seon was born on February 2nd, 1984.



Séon was born in 1522 in Kilmartin. He breathed his last breath in 1572.


Seon was born on December 6th, 1974. Seon is also known as NeonSeon.


Seon Thomas is an athlete for the St. Ann's Rangers F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Seon

Jeong Seon was an artist in the fields of painting and drawing. Jeong was born on February 16th, 1676 in Cheongun-dong, 89-11, Cheongunhyoja-dong, Jongno-gu, Hanseong-bu, Kingdom of Joseon. He breathed his last breath on April 20th, 1759.


Alexandre was born in 1855. He breathed his last breath in 1917.


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Popularity of Seon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Seon U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 38.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 50.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Seon

People with the last name Seon are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Seon

  • How Popular is the name Seon? Seon is the 26,537th most popular name of all time. As a last name Seon was the 90,113th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Seon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 205 babies born with the first name Seon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Seon 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 Seon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Seon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Seon is Thursday, October 26th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Seon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Seon was in 2006 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Seon: Your name in reverse order is Noes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eosn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Seon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 205 people with the last name Seon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Seon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Seon as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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