Worldwide, شام (Sham , شام , Şam ) is a widespread dominantly male, but infrequently girly given name. The forename شام is characteristic of Syria, where it is a common largely feminine, but seldom boy's name, Brunei, where it is quite a common mostly boy's, but seldom girly name, and Maldives, where it is quite a common gender-neutral name (explore the name in all countries). Not in comparison with a country's population, it is commonest in India, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. Very seldom, شام is the last name as well as the forename.
|Sham||India, Syria, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan|
|شام||Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria|
شام is also a name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Sham , the fictional character from One Piece.