Gender: Male Meaning of Shem: "name" Origin of Shem: Hebrew

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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Pop Culture References for the name Shem

Shemuel, Shammai


roseofjune Says:


Why name a baby "name"? It's an odd pick.

kenzarty Says:


I actually really like this- for a character at least

EmmaF Says:


It feels like the name of a grieving man.