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 Seyoum

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Y is for young, the years never show!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

U is for useful, always to others.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Notable Persons Named Seyoum

Seyoum was born on June 24th, 1886. He passed away on December 15th, 1960.


Seyoum Tesfaye is a soccer player for the Dedebit F.C. and Ethiopia national football team. Seyoum was born on December 19th, 1989 in Ethiopia.


Seyoum was born in 1952.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Seyoum

Princess Wolete Israel Seyoum is royalty.


Mengesha Seyoum is a Governor of Tigray, Governor of Sidamo, Governor of Arsi, GovernorofTigray, GovernorofSidamo, and GovernorofArsi. Mengesha was born on December 7th, 1927 in Dengolat, Enderta, Ethiopia.


Bewketu was born in Ethiopia.


Prince Stefanos Mengesha Seyoum is royalty. He holds the title Prince of Ethiopia and Ethiopian Empire. Prince was born as the child of Ethiopian aristocratic, court titles, and Aida Desta on October 24th, 1952 in Addis Ababa.


Yanet was born on July 9th, 1994 in Ethiopia.


Where is the name Seyoum popular?

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Popularity of Seyoum as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Seyoum U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 96.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Seyoum

People with the last name Seyoum are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Seyoum

  • How Popular is the name Seyoum? As a last name Seyoum was the 38,484th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Seyoum first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Seyoum is Tuesday, October 18th, 1955.
  • How unique is the name Seyoum? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Seyoum. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Seyoum: Your name in reverse order is Muoyes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uemsyo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Seyoum? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 575 people with the last name Seyoum.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Seyoum? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Seyoum as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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