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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 8 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: A unisex name of Hebrew o...

Pronunciation: sahmz, /sɑmz/, S AA L M Z

Popularity Rank: #311,836

On this page:

  • 1. Psalms Meaning
  • 2. Psalms Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Psalms
  • 4. Translations of Psalms
  • 5. Psalms Name Popularity
  • 6. Psalms popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Psalms Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Psalms

Psalms Meaning

Derived from the Hebrew word 'Tehillim', meaning 'song of praise'. Psalms are a collection of sacred poems or hymns. In the Bible, the book of Psalms contains 150 of these poems, many attributed to King David.

Psalms also means "A unisex name of Hebrew origin meaning 'song of praise'.".

Psalms is found in Nigeria, United States of America, South Africa, and 11 more countries.

Psalms Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: sahmz

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /sɑmz/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: S AA L M Z

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

Z: Pronounce as in "zoo" (Z UW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Psalms

Psalms Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Psalms is recorded 54 times globally, ranking it as the 311,836th most common name worldwide.

Psalms is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 21 occurrences, making it the 21,752th most popular name in the country.

In Nigeria, the name Psalms is found among 1 in every 55222 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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Psalms popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Psalms from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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Psalms Name Poster

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