Shamar

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shamar

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Shamar is of English origin and means "To think big to live long".
Other origins: Hebrew and Swahili

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Wiktionary

shamo (“shame”) +‎ -ar

Notable Persons Named Shamar

Vordul Mega is a hip hop music rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to 2000. Vordul was given the name Shamar Gardener on March 24th, 1979. Vordul is also known as Vordul and Vordul Megallah.

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Shamar Stephen is an athlete for the Minnesota Vikings. He was most active from 2014 to present. Shamar was born on February 25th, 1991 in Westbury, New York.

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Shamar was born on September 22nd, 1982 in Chicago.

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Shamar was born on November 26th, 1997 in Saint Michael, Barbados.

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Shamar was born on April 30th, 1985.

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Shamar Bernard is an athlete for the Savannah S.C.

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How popular is the baby name Shamar in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 5 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 13 6 7
1973 12 0 12
1974 14 5 9
1975 29 5 24
1976 21 0 21
1977 34 9 25
1978 47 5 42
1979 59 8 51
1980 76 13 63
1981 88 10 78
1982 83 7 76
1983 75 14 61
1984 69 11 58
1985 61 8 53
1986 78 11 67
1987 62 12 50
1988 48 0 48
1989 83 12 71
1990 91 7 84
1991 82 10 72
1992 73 11 62
1993 46 6 40
1994 59 0 59
1995 119 9 110
1996 168 7 161
1997 190 7 183
1998 246 8 238
1999 307 12 295
2000 388 6 382
2001 370 7 363
2002 292 0 292
2003 228 5 223
2004 199 0 199
2005 235 0 235
2006 261 7 254
2007 209 0 209
2008 219 0 219
2009 161 0 161
2010 189 0 189
2011 146 0 146
2012 140 0 140
2013 124 0 124
2014 100 0 100
2015 120 0 120
2016 91 0 91
2017 94 0 94

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Popularity of Shamar as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shamar

  • How Popular is the name Shamar? Shamar is the 3,403rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shamar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,910 babies born with the first name Shamar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shamar to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shamar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shamar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shamar was in 2000 with a total of 382 babies.
  • Random Shamar Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shamar is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Shamar: Your name in reverse order is Ramahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hraasm. 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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