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Boy Names Starting with Sh-

Sh- baby names and what they mean, with 78 results. Sh- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (adoption of 1.3%) and are now much less conventional (adoption 0.2%, down 84.3%), with names like Shannon falling out of fashion. Shiloh (#894) is the most fashionable birth name among these, while Shinn (top 3%) and Shoaf (6%) are conventional Sh- last names. Here is the list of Sh- names for girls.

Sh- names

Shaan - Shan | Shanahan - Shea | Shea - Sherman | Sherrerd - Shura

Shaan - Shan

Based on Hebrew, Hindi languages. "Peaceful; pride." Suhaan is also a somewhat common boys' name. See also Shan.

Shabat, var. Shabbat
Source fr. Hebrew element. "Finish, stop." Common as surnames. Compare Shabat (upper 93%), Shabbat and common surnames Sumabat (upper 69%), Shubat (69%), with the -bat suffix.

Root fr. Hebrew. "Dawn, sunrise." Shascha and Stachar are creative forms. See also Sachar.

Shad and variantsShad1, var. Shadd, Shadoe, Shadow
Derived fr. English element. .. Also a nature name. Shad is a conventional (upper 95%) masculine name, while Shadd, Shadoe and Shadow are rarely used.

Shadi and variantsShadi, var. Shaday, Shade
Derivative of Arabic. "Singer." Shadi and forms were favored during 1880-1889.

Shadrach, var. Shad2, Shadrack, Shadrick
Derived fr. Babylonian language. "Command of Aku." Shadrack and forms were popular with parents during 1970-1979.

Shafiq, var. Shafeek, Shafik
Stems fr. Arabic. "Compassionate, merciful." Shafie, Shafir are common last names.

Shafir, var. Shafeer, Shafar, Shefer
Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Handsome." Shafir (upper 46%) and Shafar (82%) exist frequently as last names.

Based on Persian. "Son of the king." A rare baby name, Shahzad is used more frequently as a last name.

Source fr. Hebrew, Aramaic. "Gift." Shai is unique as a masculine name, registering commonly (upper 94%) as a last name. See also Shae.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sh- names: Shaan, Shad, Shade, Shai, Shakeel

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sh- names: Shakir, Shalom, Shamir, Shamus, Shan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sh- names: Shandon, Shaquil, Shaquille

Root fr. African element. Outside Top 2000. Gender-neutral name.

Shakil and variantsShakil1, var. Shakeel, Shakhil, Shakil2, Shakill, Shaqueel, Shakille, Shaquil, Shaquille
Based on Arabic language. "Handsome." Shakeel (top 62%) and Shakil (80%) are found commonly as last names.

Shakir and variantsShakir, var. Shakeer, Shaqueer
Derived fr. Arabic. "Grateful." Shakir is common as a birth name compared to Shakeer, Shaqueer.

Form of Solomon. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Peace." Not that prominent as a children's name.

Shalom and variantsShalom, var. Sholom
Derivative of Hebrew element. "Peace." Somewhat common as children's names, Shalom and Sholom are comparable to the popular Salem.

Shamir and variantsShamir, var. Shameer
Root fr. Hebrew language. "Flint." Shamir and Shameer are unconventional men's names, and Shamir appears often (upper 75%) as a surname.

Var. of Jacob. From Hebrew. "He who supplants." Less widespread today. Shamus was last listed in 2007 in the Top 2000.

Form of Seamus. Stems fr. Irish, Hebrew elements. "He who supplants." A somewhat untypical birth name, Shamus occurs more conventionally as a surname.

From Gaelic, Hebrew words. "He who supplants." Less used today. Shamus was last found in 2007 in the Top 2000.

Shan and variantsShan, var. Shandon, Shann
Derived fr. Gaelic element. "Old, wise." Shann is unusual as a boys' name among the variant forms of Shan.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Sh- names for boys.

1. Shaan - Shan
Shaan, Shabat [Shabbat], Shachar, Shad [Shadd, Shadoe, Shadow], Shadi [Shade, Shaday], Shadrach [Shad, Shadrack, Shadrick], Shafiq [Shafik, Shafeek], Shafir [Shefer, Shafar, Shafeer], Shahzad, Shai, Shaka, Shakil [Shaquil, Shakille, Shaqueel, Shaquille, ..], Shakir [Shakeer, Shaqueer], Solomon [Shalmon], Shalom [Sholom], Shamir [Shameer], Jacob [Shamus], Seamus [Shamus], Shamus, Shan [Shann, Shandon]

Shanahan, Shandy [Shandey], Sean [Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shaughn], John [Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shaughn], Shane [Shayn, Shaine, Shayne], Shani, Shanley [Shannley], Shannon [Shanon, Shanen, Shannen, Shannan, ..], Shaquille [Shaque, Shaquil, Shaquile, Shaqueel, ..], Sharif [Sherif, Shareef, Shereef], Shashi, Shasta, Saul [Shaul], Shavon [Shovon, Shivaun, Shavonne], Shaw, Shawn [Shonn, Shawnn, Shawnel, Shawnell, ..], Shawnee [Shawney, Shawnie], Shayan, Cheyenne [Shayan, Shayanne], Seaghdha [Shea]

Shea [Shay, Shaye, Shays, Shaylon, ..], Sheehan, Sheffield, Selby [Shelby, Shelbey, Shelbie], Shelby [Shelbey, Shelbie], Seldon [Shelden], Sheldon [Shelden, Sheldin], Shelley [Shelly], Shelton, Samson [Shem], Shem, Samuel [Shem], Shenandoah, Shepherd [Shepp, Shephard, Sheppard, Shepperd, ..], Shepley [Sheplea, Shepply, Shipley, Shepleigh], Sherborn [Sherburn, Sherborne, Sherbourn, Sherburne], Sheridan [Sheredan, Sheridon, Sherridan], Sherill [Sherrill], Sherlock [Shurlock, Sherlocke], Sherman [Shermon, Shearman, Shermann]

Sherrerd [Sherrod, Sherard, Sherrard], Sherwin [Sherwyn, Sherwind, Sherwinn, Sherwynne, ..], Sherwood [Shurwood, Sherwoode], Shia, Shiloh [Shilo, Shylo, Shyloh], Simon [Shimon], Simeon [Shimon], Shipton, Shiriki, Shiva, Shlomo [Shlomi, Shelomi, Shelomo], Shoda, Shomer, Shoshone [Shoshoni], Shoval, Schubert [Shubert], Hugh [Shug, Shuggie], Shura [Shoura]

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