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Shah Meaning


What does Shah mean?

The name Shah is of Persian and Arabic origin.

The meaning of Shah is "king".

Shah is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Shah.

The Given Name Shah

Shah appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Shah falls into the royal title name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Shah Alam II, Shah Jahan I, and Shah Jahan II.

Shah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 7,481 in baby name popularity for boys with 11 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 8,695 in baby name popularity for boys with 9 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Shah Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Shah has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Shah to other names.

Shah Related Names

Famous Shahs

  • Shah Alam II ~ Indian Ruler (1759-1806)
  • Shah Jahan I ~ Indian Ruler (1628-1658)
  • Shah Jahan II ~ Indian Ruler (1719)
  • Shah Jahan III ~ Indian Ruler (1759-1760)

Shah Numerology

What will your new littleShah be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Shah Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Shah in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Shah.

Just for fun, see the name Shah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Shah in Nautical Flags page.