[ 2 syll. sey-mou(r), se-ymo-ur ] The baby boy name Seymour is pronounced SIY-MaoR †. Seymour has its origins in the Old French language and it is used largely in English. Seymour's meaning is 'an estate in northern France'.
Seymour is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 1924, 0.067% of baby boys were named Seymour. It ranked at #183 then. The baby name has since experienced a substantial drop in popularity, and is of only very modest use today. Within all boy names in its group, Seymour was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Seymour include Seamore, Seemore, Seymore, Seymoure, Samar, Samaru, Samear, Sameer, Sameir, Samer, Samere, Samir, Samuru, Samyr, Seamere, Seamoor, Seamor, Seamour, Seemor, and Semer.
† Pronunciation for Seymour: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"
A famous person named Seymour is Journalist Seymour Hersh, born 8 April 1937, Chicago, Illinois.