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 Shamal

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  • A submission from Fiji says the name Shamal means "Love" and is of Hindi origin.
Other origins: English and Indian (Sanskrit)

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Arabic شَمَل (šamal).

  1. A hot, dry wind that blows across the Persian Gulf during the summer

Notable Persons Named Shamal

Shamal was born in 1718. He breathed his last breath in 1765.


Shamal George is a sports team member for the Liverpool F.C. Reserves and Academy.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shamal

Marina was born on April 9th, 1939 in Moscow, Russia.


Fun Facts about the name Shamal

  • How Popular is the name Shamal? Shamal is the 28,927th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shamal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 172 babies born with the first name Shamal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shamal to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shamal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shamal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shamal is Thursday, November 15th, 1973.
  • What year had the most people named Shamal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shamal was in 1996 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Shamal Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shamal is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Shamal: Your name in reverse order is Lamahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hlsaam. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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