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Shem

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Hebrew
"name"

Shem Origin and Meaning

The name Shem is a boy's name of Hebrew, Yiddish origin meaning "name".
Now-obscure name of Noah's eldest son (born when Dad was around five hundred).
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Lists containing Shem

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Famous People Named Shem

  • ShemBiblical son of Noah
  • Shem von SchroeckAmerican musician
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Shem in Pop Culture

  • Shem HaMephorash"the explicit Name [of God]" in the Kabbalah
  • "Hawks over Shem" 1955 Conan the Barbarian novelette by L. Sprague de Camp
  • Shem Creek in CharlestonSouth Carolina
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