SAM (2)
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: سام (Persian)
Meaning & History
Means "dark" in Avestan. This is the name of a hero in the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh'.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Saam (Persian), Saam (Persian Mythology)
Popularity
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