Sem

♂♀ Name Sem – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Sem

The first name Sem is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Sem

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.

Meaning of Sem

Sem means “name” and “renown” (from Hebrew “shém/שֵׁם”). Besides, Sem means “name of God”, “God has heard” or “asked of God” (from Samuel).

Pronunciation of Sem

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Name Statistic: Sem is ranked #919 overall ↓ -16

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2810 ↓↓ -171
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3044 ↓↓ -224
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 507 ↑ 12
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4297 ↓↓ -344
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3264 ↓ -9
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3564 ↓ -84
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 3705 ↓↓ -645
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2611 ↓↓ -114
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2614 ↑↑ 2144
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2791 ↓ -74
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2858 ↓↓ -162
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4089 ↓↓ -589
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9709 ↑↑ 266
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 82 ↓ -5
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1732 ↓ -35
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 8358 ↓↓ -509
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3907 ↑↑ 632
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 6475 ↑↑ 470
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2640 ↓↓ -432

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