"marshy land near the sea"

Seymour Origin and Meaning

The name Seymour is a boy's name of English origin meaning "marshy land near the sea".

Out playing shuffleboard at his condo and not expected back for several generations -- unless it morphs into a girls' name, a la Sydney.

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Famous People Named Seymour

  • Seymour "Sy" Abraham Liebergotretired NASA flight controller
  • Seymour CrayAmerican electrical engineer
  • Seymour Myron "Sy" HershAmerican investigative journalist
  • Seymour CasselAmerican actor
  • Seymour HicksBritish actor
  • Seymour Martin LipsetAmerican sociologist
  • Seymour ButtsPrank Call Character in The Simpsons
  • Jane Seymour FondaAmerican actress
  • Philip Seymour HoffmanAmerican actor

Seymour in Pop Culture

  • Seymour M. TapiroSand Merchant and Babyboy
  • Seymour Krelbornmain character in "Little Shop of Horrors"
  • "Seymour Stein" song by Belle and Sebastian
  • Seymour Guadocharacter in video game "Final Fantasy X"
  • Seymour Birkhoffcharacter on TV's "Nikita"
  • Principal Seymour Skinnercharacter on TV's "The Simpsons"
  • Seymour Glasscharacter in J.D. Salinger's fiction
  • Seymourcharacter in the movie "Ghost World"
  • Seymourleopard head in "Percy Jackson and the Olympians"

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