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Shamus meaning and name origin

Shamus \sh(a)-mus\ as a boy's name. Variant of Seamus, the Irish form of James (Hebrew) "he who supplants".

For more information, see also the related name Jacob.

Similar baby names are Beamus, Seumus, Shamir and Shays.

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Popularity of Shamus

Shamus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Shamus compared with similar and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Shamus only.


Popularity of name Shamus
Popularity of Shamus

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