First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew: To hear
- Hebrew: Like the sun; His ministry
- Hebrew: Heard God; asked God
First name variations: Sammie, Sammy, Samuel, Samouel, Samuele, Samuello, Sampson, Sanson, Sansone, Sammy, Samuele, Samuelson, Samelle, Sammy, Sammie, Shemuel, Schmuel, Shem, Samson, Samuel
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: from a pet form of the personal name Samson
- Dutch (van Sam): variant of Van den
Sand (see Sand 2).
- Nigerian and Ghanaian: unexplained.
- Chinese: variant of
- Chinese: variant of Shum.
- Other Southeast Asian: unexplained.
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Favorite Children's Book/Show Characters,
Heroes and Heroines,
Rock Kings and Queens