Sem is a name of Hebrew origin and is considered a form of Shem. He is the eldest son of Noah, his brothers are called Japheth and Ham. The name is a popular name in the Netherlands and is also considered a short form of the Hebrew name Samuel. Today, it is a name for boys and girls.
Sem means “name” and “renown” (from Hebrew “shém/שֵׁם”). Besides, Sem means “name of God”, “God has heard” or “asked of God” (from Samuel).
The name Sem is ranked #959 overall.
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