What does seigneur mean?

Definitions for seigneur
sinˈyɜr, seɪn-seigneur

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feudal lord, seigneur, seigniornoun

    a man of rank in the ancient regime


  1. seigneurnoun

    A feudal lord; a noble.

  2. seigneurnoun

    The hereditary feudal ruler of Sark

  3. seigneurnoun

    A landowner in Canada; the holder of a seigneurie.

  4. Etymology: From seigneur, from seignor.


  1. seigneur

    A seigneur is a title given in French-speaking areas to a feudal lord, particularly in the medieval period in France. The female equivalent is seigneuresse. The term is derived from the Latin word "senior" meaning "elder" or "senior". The seigneur was the owner of a seigneury, responsible for overseeing the land and possibly collecting rent or services from those living within his territory.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Seigneur is ranked #121590 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Seigneur surname appeared 142 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Seigneur.

    91.5% or 130 total occurrences were White.
    6.3% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seigneur in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seigneur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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