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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shamiyah

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     African American

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from North Carolina, United States, the name Shamiyah is of Hindi origin and means "Dark Beauty".
  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Shamiyah is of Hebrew origin and means "God hears".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Shamiyah means "Cute" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Shamiyah means "Shamiyah means any thing".
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1996 6 6 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 24 24 0
2001 18 18 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 25 25 0
2004 42 42 0
2005 39 39 0
2006 34 34 0
2007 42 42 0
2008 52 52 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 43 43 0
2011 44 44 0
2012 43 43 0
2013 26 26 0
2014 24 24 0
2015 28 28 0
2016 24 24 0
2017 20 20 0
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International Interest for Shamiyah

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Popularity of Shamiyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shamiyah

  • How Popular is the name Shamiyah? Shamiyah is the 14,194th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shamiyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 625 babies born with the first name Shamiyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shamiyah to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shamiyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shamiyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shamiyah was in 2008 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Shamiyah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shamiyah is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Shamiyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayimahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mahsiayh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shamiyah born Oct 10, 1975

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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).