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GenderMasculine & Feminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.SAM
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Meaning & History

Short form of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA.
VariantsSammie, Sammy, Sammi
Other Languages & CulturesEsmail, Isma'il, Ismail Arabic Ishmael, Samson, Samuel Biblical Ismael, Samouel, Sampson Biblical Greek Shemu'el, Shimshon, Yishma'el Biblical Hebrew Ismahel, Samson, Samuhel Biblical Latin Samuil Bulgarian Samuel Czech Samuel Danish Samantha, Samuel Dutch Ismo, Samuel, Samuli, Sami, Samppa, Samu Finnish Samson, Samuel French Samuel German Shimshon, Shmuel Hebrew Sámuel, Samu Hungarian Samanta, Samantha, Samuele, Sansone Italian Samuel Jewish Samoil Macedonian Samuel Norwegian Esmail Persian Samuel Polish Samuel Portuguese Samuil Russian Shamash Semitic Mythology Samuel Slovak Ismael, Samanta, Samuel Spanish Samuel Swedish İsmail Turkish Ismail Uyghur Sawyl Welsh
Same SpellingSam (2), Sam (3)
User SubmissionsSâm, Sam

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