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Boy Names Starting with Sha-

Sha- baby names and what they mean, with 40 results. Sha- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (adoption of 1.3%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.2%, down 88%), with names such as Shane becoming less in vogue. Shain (top 9%) and Shake (14%) are familiar Sha- last names. Here is the list of Sha- names for girls.

Sha- names

Shaan - Shamus | Shan - Shayan

Shaan - Shamus

Derivative of Hebrew, Hindi elements. "Peaceful; pride." Shain is also a slightly prominent boys' name. See also Shann.

Shabat, var. Shabbat
Based on Hebrew. "Finish, stop." Common as surnames. Compare Shabat (top 93%), Shabbat with popular surnames Sampat (top 37%), Serrat (100%), which also end with -at.

From Hebrew word. "Dawn, sunrise." Shachar was not among 2015's Top names. See also Sacar.

Shad and variantsShad1, var. Shadd, Shadoe, Shadow
Origin fr. English element. .. Also a nature name. Shad is a common (top 95%) male name, while Shadd, Shadoe and Shadow are uncommon.

Shadi and variantsShadi, var. Shaday, Shade
Origin fr. Arabic. "Singer." Adoption of Shadi and forms was well-received among parents 135 years ago.

Shadrach, var. Shad2, Shadrack, Shadrick
Stems fr. Babylonian element. "Command of Aku." Shad is familiar (top 95%) as a masculine name, whereas Shadrach, Shadrack and Shadrick are unusual.

Shea and variantsShae, Shai1, Shay, Shaye, Shaylon, Shays
Forms of Shea. Derived fr. Gaelic. "Admirable." Shae, Shai and Shay are more prevalent as birth names among the variant forms of Shea.

Shafiq, var. Shafeek, Shafik
Derived fr. Arabic. "Compassionate, merciful." Not in Top 2000.

Shafir, var. Shafeer, Shafar
Origin fr. Hebrew language. "Handsome." Compare surnames Shakir (top 14%), Shafie (71%).

Based on Persian. "Son of the king." Saahzad and Sahzad are creative forms.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sha- names: Shaan, Shad, Shade, Shae, Shai

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sha- names: Shakeel, Shakir, Shalom, Shamir, Shamus

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sha- names: Shaquil, Shaquille, Shay

From Hebrew, Aramaic. "Gift." Somewhat popular as a children's name, Shai is comparable to the popular Shad. See also Shadi.

Stems fr. African element. Not in Top 2000. Cross-gender use.

Shakil and variantsShakil1, var. Shakeel, Shakhil, Shakil2, Shakill, Shakille, Shaquil, Shaqueel, Shaquille
Source fr. Arabic language. "Handsome." Shaquille and forms were favored by parents 22 years ago, but now, Shaquille has become less stylish.

Shakir and variantsShakir, var. Shakeer, Shaqueer
Stems fr. Arabic language. "Grateful." Less common today. Shakir was the variant last listed (1995) in the Top 2000.

Var. of Solomon. Based on Hebrew. "Peace." A novel children's name. See also Salman.

Based on Hebrew. "Peace." Shalom was favored by parents in 2015. Cross-gender use.

Shamir and variantsShamir, var. Shameer
Stems fr. Hebrew word. "Flint." Shameer and Shamir are sparsely used men's names, and Shamir is found regularly (top 75%) as a surname.

Var. of Jacob. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "He who supplants." Less widespread today. Shamus last appeared in 2007 in the Top 2000.

Based on Gaelic, Hebrew words. "He who supplants." Moderately atypical as a children's name, Shamus exists more often as a surname.

Var. of Seamus. From Irish, Hebrew elements. "He who supplants." Less popular today. Shamus was last listed in 2007 in the Top 2000.

Quick Reference

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

1. Shaan - Shamus
Shaan, Shabat [Shabbat], Shachar, Shad [Shadd, Shadoe, Shadow], Shadi [Shade, Shaday], Shadrach [Shad, Shadrack, Shadrick], Shea [Shai, Shae, Shay, Shaye, Shays, Shaylon], Shafiq [Shafik, Shafeek], Shafir [Shafar, Shafeer], Shahzad, Shai, Shaka, Shakil [Shakil, Shakill, Shakhil, Shakeel, Shaquil, Shakille, Shaqueel, Shaquille], Shakir [Shakeer, Shaqueer], Solomon [Shalmon], Shalom, Shamir [Shameer], Jacob [Shamus], Shamus, Seamus [Shamus]

Shan [Shann, Shandon], Shanahan, Shandy [Shandey], Shane [Shayn, Shaine, Shayne], John [Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shaughn], Sean [Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shaughn], Shani, Shanley [Shannley], Shannon [Shanon, Shanan, Shanen, Shannan, Shannen], Shaquille [Shaq, Shaque, Shaquil, Shaqeell, Shaqueel, Shaquile], Sharif [Shareef], Shashi, Shasta, Saul [Shaul], Shavon [Shavonne], Shaw, Shawn [Shaun, Shawnn, Shaughn, Shawnel, Shawnell, Shaundre], Shawnee [Shawney, Shawnie], Shayan, Cheyenne [Shayan, Shayanne]

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