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Name Samu

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

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About the name Samu in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Finnish
Is short form of:Samuel
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Isamu, Osamu, Sam, Sam, Sami, Samy, Satu     Details
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About Samuel/Samuela, the group of names with the same origin as Samu

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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Finland/FinnishGraph2012 47,  2011 49,  2010 46,  2008 412007 47