Gender Feminine & Masculine
Scripts شمس(Arabic, Persian, Urdu)

Meaning & History

Means "sun" in Arabic. This was the name of a pre-Islamic Arabian goddess of the sun, identified with the Akkadian sun god Shamash (whose name is related) and the northern Arabian goddess Nuha.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSamson(Biblical) Sampson(Biblical Greek) Shimshon(Biblical Hebrew) Samson(Biblical Latin) Samson(English) Samson(French) Shimshon(Hebrew)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022