"a sharp thorn, flint"

Shamir Origin and Meaning

The name Shamir is a boy's name of Aramaic origin meaning "a sharp thorn, flint".

Traditional Jewish name and the implement said to have been used by Solomon to cut the huge stones for the building of the Temple.

Famous People Named Shamir

  • Shamirson of Michah, Levite (1 Chr. 24:24)
  • Yitzhak Shamirformer Israeli Prime Minister
  • Adi ShamirIsraeli cryptographer
  • Israel ShamirRussian,Israeli,Swedish writer
  • Gabriel and Maxim ShamirIsraeli graphic designers

Shamir in Pop Culture

  • Shamirhome of the Israelite judge Tola (Judges 10:1)