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Meaning of Shemar

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The name Shemar has the following meaning:

One who is a guardian of God.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Shemar is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 981 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In both Years 2008 and 2009, the name Shemar remained at the same ranking of 1000. (A ranking of 1000 means that this name ranked 1000 or poorer in the 2008/2009 popularity surveys)

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Shemar in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Shemar is pronounced as shuh-mahr


Shemar originates from the English language.

See other suggested English boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Shemar and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Shemar: Boys - Anson, Baxter, Benny, Bryson, Butler, Dawson, Dillard, Edmund, Freeman, Harris, Harrison, Jamison, Jaquan, Jimmy, Kingston, Latrell, Lawton, Norwin, Olen, Pierce, Ples, Girls - Ceola, Dasia, Ebony, Elizebeth, Georgia, Geri, Jailene, Jenna, Marybeth, Scarlett, Both genders - Darian, Farris, Fleming, Hayden, Nancy


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We think the name Shemar should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Shemar to be: Friendly and dashing gentlemam

In one word, you might describe Shemar as a(n) "dashing" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Shemar (or its variants) are:

Deacon Shem Drowne, born on 4 December, a famous silversmith. Deacon Shem Drowne's background: A colonial silversmith in Boston, Massachusetts and was America's first documented weathervane maker. He is most famous for the grasshopper atop of Faneuil Hall.

Shemar Franklin Moore, born on 20 April, a famous actor. Shemar Franklin Moore's background: An Emmy Award-winning American actor and former male fashion model with Irene Marie Models, best known for his role as Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless, which he originally played from 1994 to 2002, and is the fourth permanent host of the long-running Soul Train series, from 1999 to 2003. Currently, he plays FBI Special Agent Derek Morgan on CBS's hit drama, Criminal Minds.

Shem Kororia, born on 25 September, a famous athlete. Shem Kororia's background: A former Kenyan long-distance runner who specialized in the 5000 metres and half marathon. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
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