First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shamah

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  • According to a user from Pennsylvania, United States, the name Shamah is of Arabic origin and means "Candle Light".

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Popularity of Shamah as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shamah U.S.
  White 92.59% 64.26%
  African American 1.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shamah

People with the last name Shamah are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shamah

  • How Popular is the name Shamah? As a last name Shamah was the 54,530th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Shamah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Shamah is Monday, January 1st, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Shamah? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Shamah. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Shamah: Your name in reverse order is Hamahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saahmh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shamah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 378 people with the last name Shamah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shamah? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shamah as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Shamahs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Shamah born Dec 26, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).