SHEM
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: שֵׁם (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: SHEM (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "name" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Shem is one of Noah's three sons (along with Japheth and Ham) and the ancestor of the Semitic peoples.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sem (Biblical Greek), Sem (Biblical Latin), Sem (Dutch)