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What does Hem mean?

Hem Pronunciation of Hem [hem] as a boys' name is of Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Hem is "gold, golden". Masculine of Hema. Indian name.


Creative forms:
(male) Hel, Hum, ..

(female) Hede, Heri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hem Parker (H.P.), ..

How popular is Hem?

Hem is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#27496 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hem has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hem name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hem outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hem is alike in pronunciation to Haim, Ham, Hayim and Hume. Other recommended names are Hec, Hew, Jem and Lem. Like Hem, these names are not commonly used.

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