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What does Sewall mean?

Sewall Pronunciation of Sewall [se-wall] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and Sewall means "sea strong". Sewall is a version of Sewell (Old English).

Associated with: old english, sea, strong.


1 alternative form via Sewell: Sewald.

Creative forms:
(male) Sawall, Siwall, ..

(female) Sewalli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sewall Keyon (S.K.), ..

How popular is Sewall?

Sewall is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#21254 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Sewell is the only popular varying form of Sewall (not ranked). This relation of Sewall reached the top of its popularity 115 years ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sewell in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sewall and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sewall is pronounced similarly to Sail, Sal, Saul, Seal and Sill. Other recommended names are Atwell, Avenall, Beall, Bedall, Bedell, Bell, Chevall, Conall, Dell, Derell, Derrall, Duvall, Elwell, Elwill, Fergall (see Fergal), Gall, Gerall, Hall, Howell, Jemall, Jerall, Jerell, Jerrall, Jomall (see Jamal), Kell, Kendall, Ledell, Lendall, Lyall, Merill, Neall, Neill, Newall, Newell, Newhall, Niall, Nowell, Odall (see Odell), Oswell, Pall, Peall, Pell, Powell, Rendall, Royall, Samael, Samwell, Sealey, Sean, Seann, Seely, Segar, Sela, Selah, Seraph, Seward, Sewerd, Sezar, Shaul, Sherill, Sigwald, Siward, Steward, Stewart, Swain, Terell, Terrall, Verill, Verrall and Wendall. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sewall.

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