Shem meaning

shĕm
In the Bible, the eldest son of Noah and the brother of Japheth and Ham.
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(bible, person, proper) The eldest of Noah's three sons: Gen. 5:32
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(biblical) The oldest son of Noah, brother to Ham and Japheth.
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A male given name of biblical origin.
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Origin of shem

  • From Ancient Greek Σημ (SÄ“m), from Hebrew שם (Å Ä“m).

    From Wiktionary