Shamel

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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
494
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shamel

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  • A submission from Michigan, United States says the name Shamel means "Comprehensive" and is of Arabic origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shamel

Amin Shamel is an athlete for the Elmo Adab Mashhad FSC.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 5 0 5
1975 15 5 10
1976 15 5 10
1977 31 15 16
1978 23 0 23
1979 31 7 24
1980 37 9 28
1981 24 9 15
1982 39 9 30
1983 32 7 25
1984 45 12 33
1985 37 0 37
1986 32 6 26
1987 40 5 35
1988 35 5 30
1989 46 8 38
1990 41 5 36
1991 44 8 36
1992 55 14 41
1993 57 15 42
1994 36 5 31
1995 33 0 33
1996 31 6 25
1997 30 0 30
1998 21 0 21
1999 22 0 22
2000 26 0 26
2001 24 0 24
2002 14 0 14
2003 22 0 22
2004 23 0 23
2005 20 0 20
2006 19 0 19
2007 19 0 19
2008 13 0 13
2009 17 0 17
2010 15 0 15
2011 14 0 14
2012 12 0 12
2013 17 0 17
2014 11 0 11
2015 13 0 13
2016 11 0 11
2017 8 0 8

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Popularity of Shamel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shamel U.S.
  White 78.14% 64.26%
  African American 17.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shamel

People with the last name Shamel are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Shamel

  • How Popular is the name Shamel? Shamel is the 9,630th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shamel was the 43,651st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shamel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,155 babies born with the first name Shamel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shamel to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shamel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shamel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shamel is Saturday, March 28th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Shamel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shamel was in 1993 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Shamel Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shamel is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 30 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Shamel: Your name in reverse order is Lemahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sahmle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shamel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 494 people with the last name Shamel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shamel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shamel as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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