Gender: Female Meaning of Chamois: "soft leather, yellowish-brown" Origin of Chamois: French

Chamois Origin and Meaning

The name Chamois is a girl's name meaning "soft leather, yellowish-brown".

Pronounced sham-me, this color and word name is soft and appealing.

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Pop Culture References for the name Chamois


RoseGoldHeart Says:


It's Cham-Wa, and yeah, it is French for mountain goat.

LavenderLullabies Says:


It sounds like a discount ShamWow knockoff.

DrVlasic Says:


Well what girl wouldn't want a name that means "yellowish-brown leather" and is most commonly associated with something that's used to wipe off cars?

Virginie Says:


Shamwa ... but it's also an animal in the mountains ...which look like a goat. Don't know about the smell ................................... don't think it's a good idea for a name.

Guest Says:


it's basically pronounced like shamwow except it's sham-wah LOL

NaomiNY Says:


I thought it said ShamWow at first XD

Nooshi Says:


Isn't a chamois a type of cleaning cloth?