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What does Sewell mean?

Sewell Pronunciation of Sewell [sewell] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sewell is "sea strong".

Associated with: old english, sea, strong.


Sewell has 2 variants: Sewald and Sewall.

Creative forms:
(male) Seaell, ..

(female) Sewer, Sewla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sewell Jagger (S.J.), ..

How popular is Sewell?

Sewell is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1586 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sewell was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1651 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sewell outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sewell is pronounced similarly to Seal and Sill. Other suggested similar names are Anwell, Atwell, Bedell, Derell, Devell, Elwell, Ewell, Howell, Jerell, Ledell, Levell, Lowell, Newall, Newel, Newell, Nowell, Oswell, Powell, Rowell, Sahel, Samwell, Seeley, Seely, Seelye, Sela, Sewerd, Shelly, Skelly and Terell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sewell.

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