Name Shem Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Shem


Shem is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Shem?

Shem is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. He is the eldest of the three sons of Noah, his brothers are called Ham and Japheth.

What does the name Shem mean?

Shem means “name” and “renown” (from Hebrew “shém/שֵׁם”).

Pronunciation of Shem

Popularity of the name Shem

The name Shem is ranked #13671 overall.

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