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Name Sam

Origin:From Hebrew words for hear and God, powerfulTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Samuel
Topics:Phonetic alphabet NY
US 2015 rank:#553     ... 552:Moshe, 553:Johan, 554:Sam, 555:Matthias, 556:Larry ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Sam, Pam, Sai, Sai, Sami, Samu, Samy, Sem     Details
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About Samuel/Samuela, the group of names with the same origin as Sam

Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:meaning disputed, maybe name of God or God has heard
 in the Bible Samuel is the last of the ruling judges
Words:shama = to hear  Hebrew
 el = God, the powerful  Hebrew
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:4:Samuel New Zealand 2008,  8:Samvel Armenia 2012,  15:Sam Netherlands 2015,  16:Samuele Italy 2013,  41:Samu Finland/Finnish 2008,  93:Sámuel Hungary 2015,  119:Samy France 2002,  634:Sammy USA 1990-1999
Old/original forms:Shemuel Hebrew
Name variants:Samuela, Sam, Sammy, Samouel, Samu, Samuel, Sámuel, Samuele, Samvel, Samy   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2010 97,  2008 87,  2007 97,  2006 89,  2005 89,  2003 82
BelgiumGraph2015 50,  2014 58,  2013 53,  2012 61,  2011 60,  2010 53,  2009 56,  2008 47,  2007 63,  2006 58,  2005 402004 50
Belgium prevalence 2013 152
England+WalesGraph2010 93,  2009 88,  2008 79,  2007 77,  2006 72,  2005 64,  2004 52,  2003 63,  2002 57,  2001 55,  2000 54,  1999 49,  1998 49
France 2002 266
IrelandGraph2015 382014 42,  2013 51,  2012 46,  2011 45,  2010 41,  2009 44,  2008 57,  2007 59,  2006 58,  2005 59,  2004 59,  2003 70,  2002 71,  2001 89,  2000 94,  1999 87
MaltaGraph2014 242013 26
NetherlandsGraph2015 15,  2014 21,  2013 20,  2012 22,  2011 24,  2010 23,  2009 26,  2008 20,  2004 152003 16
New ZealandGraph2013 82,  2012 74,  2011 65,  2010 77,  2009 552008 71
ScotlandGraph2015 83,  2014 60,  2013 60,  2012 79,  2011 66,  2010 57,  2009 48,  2008 57,  2007 45,  2006 41,  2005 41,  2004 342003 58,  2001 56,  2000 57,  1999 58,  1998 65
SwedenGraph2015 522014 68,  2013 68,  2012 79,  2011 73,  2010 87,  2009 91,  2008 93
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 4081980-1989 466
USA yearlyGraph2015 553,  2014 533,  2013 551,  2012 518,  2011 483,  2010 474,  2009 469,  2008 458,  2007 453,  2006 462,  2005 460,  2004 436,  2003 436,  2002 442,  2001 438,  2000 461,  1999 459,  1998 459,  1997 457,  1996 428,  1995 4041994 414,  1993 412
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