First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Shemar

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for aware, of your surroundings

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Notable Persons Named Shemar

Shemar Moore is an actor and model. Shemar was given the name Shemar Franklin Moore on April 20th, 1970 in Oakland, California.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1994 13 0 13
1995 50 0 50
1996 146 0 146
1997 119 0 119
1998 152 0 152
1999 179 0 179
2000 266 0 266
2001 341 6 335
2002 163 0 163
2003 79 0 79
2004 61 0 61
2005 77 0 77
2006 79 0 79
2007 79 0 79
2008 45 0 45
2009 34 0 34
2010 59 0 59
2011 50 0 50
2012 28 0 28
2013 41 0 41
2014 44 0 44
2015 48 0 48
2016 30 0 30

Where is the name Shemar popular?

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Popularity of Shemar as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shemar

  • How Popular is the name Shemar? Shemar is the 6,312th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shemar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,183 babies born with the first name Shemar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shemar 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 Shemar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Shemar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shemar is Tuesday, April 20th, 1982.
  • What year had the most people named Shemar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shemar was in 2001 with a total of 335 babies.
  • Random Shemar Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shemar is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 25 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Shemar: Your name in reverse order is Ramehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Srahem. How do you pronounce that?

What Shemar's Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Shemar born Oct 25, 1963

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1600. 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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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.