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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shmiel

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S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

L is for love, everlasting.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1959 10 0 10
1960 5 0 5
1975 5 0 5
1990 9 0 9
1991 13 0 13
1993 12 0 12
1995 6 0 6
1996 5 0 5
1997 10 0 10
1998 16 0 16
1999 12 0 12
2000 19 0 19
2001 22 0 22
2002 11 0 11
2003 14 0 14
2004 21 0 21
2005 23 0 23
2006 18 0 18
2007 25 0 25
2008 17 0 17
2009 39 0 39
2010 29 0 29
2011 24 0 24
2012 33 0 33
2013 31 0 31
2014 38 0 38
2015 44 0 44
2016 44 0 44
2017 33 0 33
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Shmiel

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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Fun Facts about the name Shmiel

  • How Popular is the name Shmiel? Shmiel is the 14,756th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shmiel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 588 babies born with the first name Shmiel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shmiel 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 Shmiel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shmiel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shmiel was in 2015 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Shmiel Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shmiel is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 33 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Shmiel: Your name in reverse order is Leimhs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lshmei. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shmiel born Apr 10, 2005

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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).