Shem is a boy's name of Hebrew origin that means "name" or "fame." If you can see your little one making waves on the big stage, Shem is a unique name that is sure to stand out. Alternatively, if you want to express your faith, you can use Shem as a nod to Noah's first-born son in the Bible. Whatever you take from it, Shem is a strong contender worth considering.
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