Given Name SHEM

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: שֵׁם (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: SHEM (English)  [details]

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.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Sem (Biblical Greek), Sem (Biblical Latin), Sem (Dutch)


biblical, biblical patriarchs
Entry updated December 8, 2017