US Popularity:2896
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Supplanter, holder of the heel
Seamus is a boy’s name of Irish origin with Hebrew roots. It translates to “supplanter” or “holder of the heel” and is the Irish equivalent of the name James. Timelessly popular worldwide, this name carries cultural pride. Seamus is a great way to pay tribute to your heritage but will serve as a handsome title no matter baby’s ancestry. 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

Seamus Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Seamus is currently #1631 on The Bump
Boy:Seamus is currently #904 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Seamus is currently #2896 in U.S. births
Boy:Seamus is currently #1370 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 52
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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