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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shamya

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Guyana, the name Shamya is of German origin and means "Truthful,loving,approachable,gentle way,open about new possibilities,acquaintance".
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1983 5 5 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 5 5 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 60 60 0
1999 131 131 0
2000 142 142 0
2001 144 144 0
2002 125 125 0
2003 165 165 0
2004 170 170 0
2005 174 174 0
2006 150 150 0
2007 136 136 0
2008 141 141 0
2009 104 104 0
2010 85 85 0
2011 72 72 0
2012 52 52 0
2013 47 47 0
2014 31 31 0
2015 24 24 0
2016 28 28 0
2017 17 17 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 Shamya

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Shamya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shamya

  • How Popular is the name Shamya? Shamya is the 6,586th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shamya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,097 babies born with the first name Shamya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shamya to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shamya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shamya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shamya was in 2005 with a total of 174 babies.
  • Random Shamya Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shamya is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Shamya: Your name in reverse order is Aymahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ashmay. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shamya born Nov 28, 2013

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 Mexico approximately on 925. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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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).