Given Name SAM (3)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Literature
PRONOUNCED: SAM (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

The name of a hobbit in J. R. R. Tolkien's novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954). His full given name was Samwise meaning "half wise" in Old English (the language used by Tolkien to represent the old hobbit speech).

Related Names

SAME SPELLING: Sam (1), Sam (2)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Sâm, Sam

Categories

short forms, Tolkien characters
Entry added December 3, 2014