First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shamim

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Shamim means "Loverly mother" and is of English origin.
  • A user from Iran says the name Shamim is of Arabic origin and means "Scent".
  • According to a user from Pakistan, the name Shamim means "Unique smell".
  • A submission from United Arab Emirates says the name Shamim means "Smart and fresh blossom" and is of Urdu origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Shamim

Shamim Sarif is a novelist and filmmaker. Shamim was born on September 24th, 1969 in London, England.


Shamim Ara is an actress, film producer, film director in pakistan, pakistan, and film director inpakistan. Shamim was given the name Putli Bai in 1938 in Aligarh, British India. Shamim is also known as Putli Bai (Birth Name).


His military service ended in 1994. Shamim was born in 1937 in British Raj.


Shamim Chowdhury is a journalism and journalist. Shamim was born in London.


Shamim was born Shamim Azad on November 11th, 1952 in Mymensingh, Dhaka, East Bengal.


Shamim was born in 1914. She breathed her last breath in 1984.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shamim

Muhammad Anwar Shamim was a 10th Chief of Air Staff. His military service ended in 1985. Muhammad was born on October 1st, 1931 in Haripur Hazara Division, British Indian Empire. He left this life on January 4th, 2013.


Aftab Iqbal Shamim is a professor of english/urdu literature and poet. Aftab was born on February 16th, 1936 in Jhelum.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Shamim as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shamim U.S.
  White 9.58% 64.26%
  African American 1.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 83.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shamim

People with the last name Shamim are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Shamim

  • How Popular is the name Shamim? Shamim is the 68,873rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Shamim was the 44,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shamim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13 babies born with the first name Shamim in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shamim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Shamim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shamim is Saturday, June 26th, 1926.
  • What year had the most people named Shamim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shamim was in 1979 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shamim: Your name in reverse order is Mimahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smmahi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shamim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 480 people with the last name Shamim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shamim? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shamim as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k 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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