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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Shamus

Name: Shamus
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-mus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Irish
Related Names: Jacob
Similar Names: Beamus, Seumus, Shamir, Shays


Shamus \sh(a)-mus\ as a boy's name. Variant of Seamus, the Irish form of James (Hebrew) "he who supplants".

For more information, see also the related name Jacob.

Similar baby names are Beamus, Seumus, Shamir and Shays.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Shamus.


Shamus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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