The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the boy name Sam

Meanings & Origins of Sam

What does Sam mean? What is the origin?

Origin English
Meaning Sam \sam\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Sam). Nickname of Samuel or Samson, sometimes used as an independent name. "Uncle Sam" has been the personal face of the American government for over a century. Playwright Sam Shepard; actor Sam Waterson; singer Sammy Davis, Jr.

Sam has 4 variant forms: Samm, Sammey, Sammie and Samy.

Baby names that sound like Sam are Sami and Sim.

Origin Hebrew
Meaning Sun child: bright sun

More Details About Sam

How popular is Sam? Any other details?

How to pronounce, Sam? \sam\
Popularity of Sam There were 451 US births last year.
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