samuel boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Hebrew: To hear
  2. Hebrew: Heard God; asked God
  3. German: Angel of joy

First name variations: Samella, Sammie, Sammy, Samouel, Sam, Samelle, Sam, Sammy, Sammie, Shemuel, Schmuel, Shem, Zamael

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English, Scottish, Welsh, French, German, Dutch, Hungarian (Sámuel), Jewish, and South Indian: from the Biblical male personal name Samuel (Hebrew Shemuel ‘Name of God’). This name is also well established in South India.
  2. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Ben Affleck, Jack Black, Sally Field, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Lange

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