Shem literaly means Name.
Shem is the biblical sun of Noah, and is traditionally considered the father of Mediterranean people, which can be referred as 'Shemits', including Israelites (Jew or Palestinians) and Arabs, therefore people who racially abuse Jews or Arabs are reffered to as 'Antisemits'
Alternative- While shem does mean name, or rather what we call somebody, there is a concept behind the Hebrew shem that is lost in English in modern times. Shem refers to the name bearers reputation, character, authority, even power. To do something "in the name of God" is not related to whether his name is said or not said, doing something in his name is doing something according to his character and/or will. (authority)
Sham (שם) is the hebrew word for "there" but it is not used as a name.
The name Shane comes from the Hebrew name Yochanan (×™×•×—× ×Ÿ) which means, "God is kind"
shamar (×©×ž×¨) = "to keep"
shama (×©×ž×”) = "there"
There is no Hebrew name for Robert, though Reuben is not far off. But it can be written in Hebrew letters: רוברט.
Fernando written in Hebrew letters is : פרנאנדו
noun = shem (×©×), which also means "name"
name = shem (שם)names = shemót (שמות)
The Hebrew words for "a good name" are shem tov (×©× ×˜×•×‘)But if you are asking what the JEWISHunderstanding of a good name is, entire books have been written on that subject.
Shem (pronounced "shame") is a Hebrew word usually translated as "name" though it may have meanings like "identity" or even "reputation" Shem was the biblical Noah's first born son. The origin of the word is not well known.
Yad VaShem - in Hebrew יד ושם Yad: Memorial (it has also the meaning of Name, Fame, Reputation...) Shem: Name of the tribes of Shem...the Semitic people are descendants of "Shem" Va: And (conjunction) Yad VaShem: A Memorial to the Tribe of Shem. Other Semitic races found in Asia are also children of Shem and speak Semitic languages, so technically the Yad VaShem would be not only for Jews but all Semitic Suffering including Arabs, Jews, Afghans, etc. It is the Jerusalem museum in remembrance of the names of the victims of the Holocaust.
anonymous = be'ilum shem (בעילום שם)
Sikhs are monotheists; their name for God is usually translated as The True Name. (This is very similar to, though not drawn from, the Hebrew use of Ha-Shem.)
Yahadine is not a Hebrew name.
Samuel Shem's birth name is Bergman, Stephen.