Shiah name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Shiah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Shiah

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 3 submissions from New York, U.S. agree the name Shiah means "Gift from God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  2. A submission from Pakistan says the name Shiah means "PIECES".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Shi"ah
Same as Shiite.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. One of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran
  1. Alternative form of Shi'a

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shiah U.S.
  White 39.20% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 59.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shiah

People with the last name Shiah are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Shiah

  • How Popular is the name Shiah? Shiah is the 32,077th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shiah was the 134,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 146 babies born with the first name Shiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shiah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shiah is Tuesday, February 4th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Shiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shiah was in 2009 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shiah: The name spelled backwards is Haihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ihsah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shiah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 125 people with the last name Shiah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shiah? Shiah is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Shiah name meaning

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