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669
in the U.S.
since 1880
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153
in the U.S.
in 2010

Shyam

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 0 5
1972 6 0 6
1973 7 0 7
1978 9 0 9
1979 6 0 6
1980 7 0 7
1981 5 0 5
1982 10 0 10
1983 9 0 9
1984 8 0 8
1985 18 0 18
1986 19 0 19
1987 13 0 13
1988 9 0 9
1989 10 0 10
1990 12 0 12
1991 14 0 14
1992 21 0 21
1993 26 0 26
1994 15 0 15
1995 24 0 24
1996 19 0 19
1997 23 0 23
1998 30 0 30
1999 20 0 20
2000 27 0 27
2001 26 0 26
2002 21 0 21
2003 29 0 29
2004 24 0 24
2005 34 0 34
2006 22 0 22
2007 19 0 19
2008 21 0 21
2009 18 0 18
2010 19 0 19
2011 17 0 17
2012 6 0 6
2013 16 0 16
2014 17 0 17
2015 8 0 8

Fun Facts about the name Shyam

  • How many people with the first name Shyam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 669 babies born with the first name Shyam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shyam 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 Shyam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shyam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shyam is Tuesday, August 25th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Shyam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shyam was in 2005 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Shyam Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shyam is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Shyam: Your name in reverse order is Mayhs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Symah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shyam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Shyam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shyam? Shyam is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Popularity of Shyam as a first name

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Popularity of Shyam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shyam U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 88.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shyam

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shyam" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shyam as well as things modernly associated with the name Shyam such as celebrities named Shyam.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Shyam

The name "Shyam" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Dark". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Shyam

Shyam Benegal

Shyam Benegal is a film director and screenwriter. Shyam was born on December 14th, 1934 in Trimulgherry.

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Shyam Pathak

Shyam Pathak is a comedian and actor. His ongoing career started in 2008. Shyam was born on June 6th, 1976 in Gujrat, India.

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Shyam Prasad Reddy

Shyam Prasad Reddy is a famed human.

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Shyam

Shyam is a film score musician. He plays Harmonium, Violin, and Pump organ. His career lasted from 1963 to 1992. Shyam was given the name Samuel Joseph . Shyam is also known as Shyam.

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Shyam Ramsay

Shyam Ramsay is a noteworthy individual. Shyam was born on May 17th, 1952 in Mumbai.

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Shyam Ganesh

Shyam Ganesh is an actor and film actor. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Shyam was born in 6 in Coimbatore.

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  • Shyam Selvadurai
    (writer)
  • Shyam Yadav
    (dancer)
  • Shyam Sunder Surolia
    (Chairman)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shyam

Shyam

Shyam is a film score musician. He plays Harmonium, Violin, and Pump organ. His career lasted from 1963 to 1992. Shyam was given the name Samuel Joseph . Shyam is also known as Shyam.

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Jangarh Singh Shyam

Jangarh Singh Shyam is a famed somebody in the fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, and mural.

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Swami Shyam

Swami Shyam is a leading individual. Swami was born in 1924 in Jalaun.

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Radhey Shyam

Radhey Shyam was a noteworthy human. Radhey was born in 1955. He breathed his last breath in 2006.

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Venkat Raman Singh Shyam

Venkat Raman Singh Shyam is a famous somebody in the fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, and mural.

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What does the name Shyam mean?

Sis for sweetheart, you really are!

His for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

Ais for absolute, for you know your mind.

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

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