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Name Sammy

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

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Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Samuel
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Samy, Tammy, Amy, Emmy, Jimmy, Sally, Salma, Sam, Sam, Samad     Details
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About Samuel/Samuela, the group of names with the same origin as Sammy

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,  95:Sámuel Hungary 2006,  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

Popularity lists that contain the name Sammy

USA decades 1990-1999 634
USA yearlyGraph2008 970,  2006 943,  2005 858,  2004 822,  2003 801,  2002 831,  2001 742,  2000 760,  1999 762,  1998 6841997 761,  1996 793,  1995 801,  1994 703,  1993 748