Meaning and Origin of: Seymour

Boy name origins & meanings

  • French : Marshy land near the sea; prayer

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English (of Norman origin) : habitational name from Saint-Maur-des-Fossées in Seine, northern France, or possibly from Saint-Maur-sur-Loire in Touraine. Both places are named from the dedication of the church there to St. Maur (see Moore 3).

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