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Name Samuel

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

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About the name Samuel in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English, French
Diminutives:Sammy
Short forms:Sam, Samu
Topics:Phonetic alphabet DE
US 2015 rank:#23     ... 21:Joseph, 22:Gabriel, 23:Samuel, 24:Carter, 25:Anthony ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Sámuel, Samouel, Samuela, Samuele, Samvel, Amel, Jamel, Kamel, Manuel, Nahuel     Details
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About Samuel/Samuela, the group of names with the same origin as Samuel

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/NSWGraph2015 13,  2014 18,  2013 16,  2012 20,  2011 14,  2010 12,  2009 13,  2008 13,  2007 14,  2006 12,  2005 10,  2004 82003 10,  2002 14,  2001 14
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 21,  2014 20,  2013 21,  2012 18,  2011 182010 22,  2009 19,  2008 20
England+WalesGraph2015 23,  2014 21,  2013 20,  2012 15,  2011 15,  2010 14,  2009 12,  2008 11,  2007 11,  2006 8,  2005 7,  2004 62003 8,  2002 8,  2001 7,  2000 7,  1999 7,  1998 7
IrelandGraph2015 41,  2014 43,  2013 332012 40,  2011 39,  2010 39,  2009 37,  2008 39,  2007 35,  2006 34,  2005 35,  2004 34,  2003 37,  2002 43,  2001 49,  2000 57,  1999 55,  1998 55
Italy 2014 41
MexicoGraph2013 492011 72,  2010 51,  2009 56,  2008 70
ScotlandGraph2015 39,  2014 38,  2013 46,  2012 49,  2011 42,  2010 35,  2009 39,  2008 42,  2007 35,  2006 312005 33,  2004 39,  2003 44,  2002 49,  2002 49,  2001 48,  2000 50,  1999 47,  1998 51
Switzerland prevalence 2013 45
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 241990-1999 35,  1980-1989 52,  1970-1979 64,  1960-1969 85
USA prevalence 1990 60
USA yearlyGraph2015 23,  2014 23,  2013 25,  2012 25,  2011 26,  2010 24,  2009 24,  2008 27,  2007 25,  2006 25,  2005 212004 23,  2003 23,  2002 25,  2001 26,  2000 28,  1999 27,  1998 28,  1997 27,  1996 30,  1995 33,  1994 33,  1993 37
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