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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shamiah

User Submitted Origins

     African American

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from South Carolina, United States says the name Shamiah is of Hebrew origin and means "A derivative of the biblical name Shemaiah meaning "God heard."".
  • A submission from Guyana says the name Shamiah means "Shamiah I love you with all my heart and I am willing to do anything for you".
  • A user from Georgia, United States says the name Shamiah means "Sweet thankful".
  • A user from Oman says the name Shamiah is of Arabic origin and means "With the creation and the names of the virtues and Shaima is the sister of the Prophet (Islam)".
  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Shamiah means "Warm Hearted and Serious God Gifted" and is of African American origin.
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 7 7 0
1982 6 6 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 7 7 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 10 10 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 23 23 0
2000 27 27 0
2001 22 22 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 32 32 0
2004 42 42 0
2005 39 39 0
2006 36 36 0
2007 35 35 0
2008 24 24 0
2009 26 26 0
2010 24 24 0
2011 14 14 0
2012 22 22 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 13 13 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 12 12 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Shamiah

Interest is based how many people viewed this name from each country and is scaled based on the total views by each country so that large countries do not always show the most interest. Darker blue on the map indicates that people in the country are more likely to search for this name.

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Shamiah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shamiah

  • How Popular is the name Shamiah? Shamiah is the 14,970th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shamiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 574 babies born with the first name Shamiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shamiah 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 Shamiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shamiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shamiah was in 2004 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Shamiah Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shamiah is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Shamiah: Your name in reverse order is Haimahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sahamih. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shamiah born Aug 27, 1981

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 Southern India approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).