Seamus is a boy’s name of Irish origin. It translates to “supplanter” and is the Irish equivalent of the name James. Timelessly popular worldwide, this name carries a touch more cultural zeal than its counterparts like Sean. Seamus is a great way to pay tribute to your heritage. The name is shared by Nobel-prize winning poet Seamus Heaney, as well as Harry Potter character Seamus Finnegan.

Famous People Named Seamus

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  • Seamus Heaney
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