Shmiel - A very unique male name

  Oct 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shmiel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #1324. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shmiel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shmiel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shmiel. The baby boy name Shmiel was given to 29 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2010 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 56,588 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shmiel peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 1324.

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Shmiel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shmiel is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #529 - and is the least popular in New York at position #529.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shmiel is where you live.

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Shmiel origin and meaning

Shmiel is a 6 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shmiel, pop culture references for the name Shmiel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shmiel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shmiel, sorted by popularity.

Samuel / Shmuel / Samual / Shamel / Sammuel / Sunil / Shamell / Samuell / Shamal / Smiley /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

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Chart position per state (table view)

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New York529

Even more about Shmiel

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shmiel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shmiel?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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Name Shmiel
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 56,588
Letter count 6
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1959
2012 births +29

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