Shamus meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English and Hindi
Meaning: Supplanter, He who Supplants and Sherlock
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Odd boy name Shamus is of Hebrew origin, meaning of Shamus is "Supplanter, He who Supplants or Sherlock" is used substantially in Hindi and English. Shamus is a variant form of venerable, biblical and preeminent James. James is variation of well-liked and enduring Jacques. James is English form of Jacomus. James means Variant of Jacob, Jimmy and A Cheerful Boy has origin in Hebrew and English.

Variants of Shamus

James, Iacobus, Iacomus, Iakobos, Yaakov, Jacques, Jacomus, Chango, Jascha, Jamie, Jasha, Aaronjames, Jamesanthony, Jacobus, Jacob, Yakov, Jacoumeto, Jacqueline, Jacquelyn, Jaima, Jama, Jamilyn, Jamiemarie, Jamina, Aaron James, Aharon, Aaron, Anthony

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Popularity of Shamus

Shamus is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1959 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1975, it ranked 1157th when 72 boy were named Shamus. Over 1724 people have been named Shamus in United States. Shamus is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 1055 (1998) in its 16 years run on England and Wales naming chart. There are over 115 babies that have been given the name Shamus in England and Wales.

Shamus is a rare baby name in Ireland there is very thin chances of it still being given. Also, Shamus is a familiar name in Pakistan, India, England and Canada. At least, 2000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Numerological analysis of Shamus

You are attentive to details and hard-working. What you are not used to is enjoying life. In love, you can love a person like you've never loved anyone before but you can also leave like you've never loved. You stand for inner strength, smartness, solitude, single, superior, sensitive, and everything that comes with an “s”. It takes a long time for someone to gain a special place in your heart.

Other names similar to Shamus

  •  Leizel means Liezel has its origin in Hebrew used especially in Tagalog and German is normally given to girls
  •  Iann - The rare boy name Iann is originated from Hebrew, Iann means "God is Merciful" is used primarily in Scottish and English languages
  •  Josea - The uncommon unisex name Josea is rooted from Hebrew particulary used in English language, Josea means "Jehovah has Healed and Fire of the Lord". Josea is a derivative of Josiah.
  •  Rebeca - Mainly used in English and Portuguese long standing and cherished, Rebeca has its origin in Hebrew and is used for both genders, meaning of Rebeca is "To Tie or Tie"
  •  Havilah - Uncommon girl name Havilah came from Hebrew, meaning of Havilah is "From the Stretch of Sand"
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Namesakes of Shamus

    Shamus Culhane, American animator, film director
  • Shamus Murphy in Cash Cowboy as Actor
  • Shamus Locke, from 1949 comedy film You Can't Fool an Irishman, who played the Tom O'Flaherty.

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