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A Quranic Name for Boys

Sehme is variant of Sahm and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Sehme or Sahm, both are correct and acceptable. If you like this variant more and you'd like to pronounce it the way it is spelled (different than the original name), this is perfectly acceptable. For more details please see the main entry at: Sahm.

Full Meaning of Sehme

Sehme is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means “arrow” (the pointed piece of wood that is shot from a bow, used in hunting and in war). Sehme is derived from the S-H26-M root which is used in verse 37:141 of the Quran:

So he took part in the casting of lots, but was of those who are cast off. (Quran 37:141)

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