Sam
NamePopularityNamesakesName Days
Namesakes for Sam
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 hero
      Samwise Gamgee (a.k.a. Sam)   1954   The Lord of the Rings  
Hall-of-Famers: 3 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 football
      (baseball) Sam Crawford   1957  
      (baseball) Sam Rice   1963  
      (baseball) Sam Thompson   1974  
      (football) Sam Huff   1982  
      (basketball) Sam Jones   1983  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 10 actors
      Sam Waterston   1940-  
      Sam Shepard   1943-  
      Sam Elliott   1944-  
      Sam Neill   1947-  
      Sam J. Jones   1954-  
      Sam Robards   1961-  
      Sam Trammell   1969-  
      Sam Worthington   1976-  
      Sam Jaeger   1977-  
      Samuel Witwer (a.k.a. Sam)   1977-  
Notable Athletes: 3 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 football, 1 golf
      (baseball) Sam Thompson   1860-1922  
      (baseball) Sam Crawford   1880-1968  
      (baseball) Sam Rice   1890-1974  
      (golf) Sam Snead   1912-2002  
      (basketball) Sam Jones   1933-  
      (football) Sam Huff   1934-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
      Sam Walton   1918-1992  
Notable Filmmakers: 2 directors
      Sam Raimi   1959-  
      Sam Mendes   1965-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
      Sam Cooke   1931-1964   soul  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 1 silver
      (bronze) Sam Bewley   2008; 2012   cycling - track  
      (silver) Sam Willoughby   2012   cycling - BMX  
      (bronze) Sam Oldham   2012   artistic gymnastics  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 director
      (director) Sam Mendes   1999   American Beauty  
Other Fictional Characters: 1 character
      Toucan Sam   1963   corporate mascot  
Title Characters: 6 songs, 1 book, 1 film
      (song) Sam Hall   1925   Ballad Of Sam Hall  
      (song) Sam   1967   Lucifer Sam  
      (song) Sam   1972   Telegram Sam  
      (book) Sam   1974   My Brother Sam Is Dead  
      (song) Sam   2005   Red Sam  
      (song) Sam   2006   Sam's Town  
      (song) Sam   2006   Swim with Sam  
      (film) Sam   2011   Stella and Sam  
Tolkien's Characters: 1 character
      Samwise Gamgee (a.k.a. Sam)   (m)