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Seamus meaning and name origin
Seamus \se(a)-mus\ as a boy's name is pronounced SHAY-mus. It is of Irish origin. Variant of James (Hebrew) "he who supplants". "Shamus" is sometimes used as an American slang for a private detective. Poet Seamus Heaney.
For more information, see also the related name Jacob.
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Popularity of Seamus
Seamus is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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