Seamus: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Seamus

The Irish variation of James, meaning “supplanter.” That means “to supersede and replace,” so it’ll give him something to troll his older siblings with.

Nicknames:

Shay.

Famous people named Seamus:

Poets Seamus Deane and Seamus Heaney; actors Seamus Dever and Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick; cinematographer Seamus McGarvey.

Fun facts:

Seamus Finnigan is a character in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

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