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Sem - Meaning of Sem

What does Sem mean?

Meaning of the name SemSamuelSamSamaelSammySamueloSchmuelSamualSawelSammSamkoSankoSamboSamiSomhairleShemSammeeSamuleSamySamueleSammoelSammieSamuruSamvel

[ syll. sem, se-m ] The baby boy name Sem is pronounced SEHM †. Sem's origin is Hebrew, and its use, English, Dutch, and German.

Sem is a variant of Sam (English).

Sem is also a variant of Samuel (English, French, German, and Hebrew) in the English language.

Sem is also a variant of Shem (English, Yiddish, and Hebrew) in the Dutch and German languages.

See also the related categories, hebrew, dutch, and german.

Sem is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly related to Sem, Samuel was the most regularly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Sem include Sahn, Sam, Samín, Samm, San, Scan, Schamane, Schaun, Seain, Seaine, Sean, Seane, Seán, Seghyn, Sein, Sen, Senán, Seyn, Séan, and Shaan.

† approx pronunciation for Sem: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"


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