Meaning and Origin of: Seal

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First name origins & meanings:

  • American : Water; natural; singer

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : variant of Sale 1.
  • English : metonymic occupational name for a maker of seals or signet rings, from Middle English, Old French seel ‘seal’ (Latin sigillum).
  • English : metonymic occupational name for a maker of saddles, from Old French seele ‘saddle’.
  • English : nickname for a plump or ungainly person, from Middle English sele ‘seal’ (the aquatic mammal).
  • Americanized form (translation) of Jewish Siegel.

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