Dutch form of Shem, Hebrew

Sem Origin and Meaning

The name Sem is a boy's name of Hebrew, Dutch origin meaning "name".

Popular name in the Netherlands that's arguably more attractive than the original Shem, who was one of the biblical sons of Noah. A Sam alternative, though you'll forever be explaining it.

Sem Popularity

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Famous People Named Sem

  • Sem (born Georges Goursat)French caricaturist
  • Sem Stekelenburgson of Maarten Stekelenburg & Kim Kallenbach

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