Gender: Male Meaning of Seymour: "marshy land near the sea" Origin of Seymour: English

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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ParanoidAndroid Says:


I hope to see more of Seymour. It’s a bit old mannish, but if vintage names like Augustus, Otis, Clyde, and Albert are rebounding, so can Seymour. Also, don’t name your daughter this.

MeMyself_And_I Says:


hee hee Seymour Butts

indiefendi2 Says:


Jane Fonda's middle name is Seymour... she was probably named after the Queen of England Jane Seymour.

MonikerWanderer Says:


This name is so awesome. I love it. No one is using it right now, but I'd say it's due for a comeback. It's in my top 5 boy names.

cyoung325 Says:


I agree Seymour is a bit old, but saying it would be better fit for a girl is insane! How dare you NB for even suggesting it! I think Seymour would be really cute on a little boy and could see it alongside all the Walters, Alberts, and Edwards nowadays.

PoppyOrangey Says:


I LOVE the name Seymour and I don't find it old mannish at all. Maybe because, I've never met anyone named Seymour, but I think it can be fresh again along side August, Silas, and Isaiah.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I am planning to use this for a character! In reality, not a fave but I feel it fits said character.

jordalini Says:


I think this would be ADORABLE on a little girl, it has all the makings of the popular unisex names of today ie, Sawyer

raevynstar Says:


No way, NB--this is NMS, but it would be awful on a girl!