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
United States  ranked #551 for boys 
England/Wales  ranked #124 for boys 
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