What does Shamus mean?
Related boy name: Jacob.
Shamus has 30 alternative forms via James, Seamus: Diego▲, Diogo, Giacomo, Hamish, Iago, Jacob▲, Jacques▼, Jago, Jagu, Jaime▲, Jaimey, Jaimie, Jame, Jameson▲, Jamey▼, Jamie▼, Jamison▲, Jascha, Jayme, Jaymes, Jaymie, Jem, Jemmy, Jim▼, Jimbo, Jimmie▼, Jimmy▲, Seamus, Seumas and Seumus.Kreatif forms: Samus, Shamussa, Shamusse. [more]
How popular is Shamus?
Shamus is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#101157 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Shamus (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Diego (#129 2 years ago), Hamish, Jacob (#4), Jacques, Jaime (#468), Jame, James (#9), Jameson (#159), Jamey, Jamie (#786), Jamison (#440), Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Jimmy (#523) and Seamus (#900). Usage of these forms of Shamus was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 (average #524) and is somewhat lower today (#651, ▼26.6%), with the versions Jacques, Jamey, Jamie, Jim and Jimmie falling out of fashion. James has generally been a favorite of parents, though Jameson has also become trendy as well. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Shamus and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)