Shamia

First Name
1k
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 Shamia

"Shamia" is a name of African origin, and it means "To be of high spirit". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 6 6 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 5 5 0
1978 16 16 0
1979 25 25 0
1980 28 28 0
1981 31 31 0
1982 42 42 0
1983 45 45 0
1984 36 36 0
1985 38 38 0
1986 41 41 0
1987 41 41 0
1988 37 37 0
1989 46 46 0
1990 41 41 0
1991 48 48 0
1992 55 55 0
1993 48 48 0
1994 28 28 0
1995 23 23 0
1996 41 41 0
1997 38 38 0
1998 57 57 0
1999 74 74 0
2000 63 63 0
2001 55 55 0
2002 46 46 0
2003 50 50 0
2004 54 54 0
2005 42 42 0
2006 31 31 0
2007 32 32 0
2008 41 41 0
2009 23 23 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 16 16 0
2012 18 18 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 17 17 0
2016 5 5 0

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Popularity of Shamia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shamia

  • How Popular is the name Shamia? Shamia is the 8,373rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shamia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,434 babies born with the first name Shamia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shamia to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shamia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shamia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shamia is Thursday, June 24th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Shamia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shamia was in 1999 with a total of 74 babies.
  • Random Shamia Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shamia is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Shamia: Your name in reverse order is Aimahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maasih. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shamia born Sep 11, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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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).