SAM (1)
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SAM   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA
Related Names
VARIANTS: Sammie, Sammy, Sammi
FEMININE FORMS: Samantha, Sammie, Sammy, Sammi
MASCULINE FORMS: Sammie, Sammy, Samuel
OTHER LANGUAGES: Samson, Samuel (Biblical), Samouel, Sampson (Biblical Greek), Shemu'el, Shimshon (Biblical Hebrew), Samson, Samuhel (Biblical Latin), Samuil (Bulgarian), Samuel (Czech), Samuel (Danish), Samantha, Samuel (Dutch), Samuel, Samuli, Sami, Samppa, Samu (Finnish), Samuel (French), Samuel (German), Shimshon, Shmuel (Hebrew), Sámuel, Samu (Hungarian), Samanta, Samantha, Samuela, Samuele, Sansone (Italian), Samuel (Jewish), Samoil (Macedonian), Samuel (Norwegian), Samuel (Polish), Samuel (Portuguese), Samuil (Russian), Samuel (Slovak), Samanta, Samuel (Spanish), Samuel (Swedish), Sawyl (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #551 for boys 
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Australia (NSW)  - 
Belgium  ranked #61 for boys 
France  ranked #282 for boys 
Ireland  ranked #46 for boys 
Netherlands  ranked #20 for boys
 ranked #149 for girls
 
New Zealand  ranked #82 for boys 
Northern Ireland  ranked #70 for boys 
Scotland  ranked #60 for boys 
Sweden  ranked #68 for boys