Seamus

Seamus - A very unique male name



  Jun 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Seamus, meaning supplanter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1964 on position #1446. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Seamus and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Seamus? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Seamus. The baby boy name Seamus was given to 208 baby boys in 2012, ranking #835 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,890 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Seamus peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2008 on position 753.



Famous with this name

Seamus Dever
Seamus McSwiney
Seamus Blackley


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Seamus is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Seamus is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #173 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,788.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Seamus is where you live.


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Seamus origin and meaning

Seamus is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means supplanter. To see famous people named Seamus, pop culture references for the name Seamus and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Seamus

We've found the following names that sound similar to Seamus, sorted by popularity.

Semaj / Sanjay / Simcha / Seneca / Shamus / Sanchez / Sang / Shameek / Sung / Seng /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012835
2011808
2010894
2009808
2008753
2007766
2006861
2005786
2004810
2003765
2002803
2001851
2000853
1999791
1998874
1997845
1996914
1995975
19941091
19931122
19921358
19911250
19901191
19891357
19881619
19871377
19861355
19851462
19841532
19832543
19821354
19811226
19801946
19792042
19781308
19771365
19761298
19751246
19741282
19721517
19712016
19681752
19671696
19651524
19641446

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island173
Maine190
Massachusetts245
Connecticut302
Pennsylvania420
Oregon552
Virginia579
Illinois610
New York630
Maryland708
Minnesota792
Colorado797
Missouri835
New Jersey837
North Carolina858
Michigan897
Washington1029
California1054
Texas1359
Florida1788

Even more about Seamus


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Seamus a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Seamus?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2008
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Seamus
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 7,890
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1964
2012 births +208

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