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What does Shamir mean?

Shamir Pronunciation of Shamir as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shamir is "flint". Shamir is a legendary material that can cut stone. Solomon used it in the building of the Temple. Israeli statesman Yitzhak Shamir.


ASSOCIATED WITH legendary (mythology), stone (rock)





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How popular is Shamir?

Shamir is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Shamir was first listed in 1991 and reached its apex position of #1860 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Shamir is pronounced similarly to Shomer. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alair, Amir, Blair, Gair, Ivair, Jair, Kadir, Mahir, Nadir, Namir, Qadir, Saarik, Saariq, Sabr, Safir, Sagiv, Said, Sami, Samm, Sammy, Sapir, Sariq, Savin, Sayer, Sayid, Seamor, Seamore, Seamour, Shabat, Shachar, Shad, Shaday, Shade, Shadi, Shadoe, Shafar, Shafeer, Shafik, Shafiq, Shafir, Shai, Shaka, Shakeer, Shakhil (see Shakil), Shakil, Shakill, Shakir, Shalmon, Shamus, Shandy, Shani, Shanon, Shaq, Shaque, Shaquil, Sharif, Shashi, Shawnn, Shayan, Shaye, Shays, Shefer, Shem, Shia, Shimon, Slawin (see Slavin), Sommer, Stacie, Starr, Svatomir, Tahir, Tamir, Zahir and Zuhair. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shamir.

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