• Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Short Form Of Samuel Or Samantha

What is the meaning of the name Sam?

The name Sam is primarily a gender-neutral name of English origin that means Short Form Of Samuel Or Samantha.

Sam Waterston, actor. Sam Neill, actor. Sam Raimi, actor/director.

Different Spellings of the name Sam:


People who like the name Sam also like:

Jack, Max, Oliver, Henry, Benjamin, Owen, Luke, Olivia, Charlotte, Lucy, Grace, Violet, Ava, Lily

Names like Sam:

Shine, Sania, Sanne, Sanyu, Saxen, Saxon, Sean, Seanna, Season, Seema, Seghen, Sema, Shaina, Shana, Shane, Shani, Shanna, Shannen, Shannon, Shaun, Shauna, Shaunna, Shawn, Shawna, Sheehan, Sheena, Shino, Shona, Shoshana, Shoshanah

Stats for the Name Sam

checkmark Sam is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Sam is currently #658 in U.S. births

Songs about Sam

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Electric Uncle Sam - Primus
Fat Sam from Birmingham - Louis Jordan
Goodbye Sam hello Samantha - Cliff Richard
Lucifer Sam - Pink Floyd, Love and Rockets
Sam - Olivia Newton-John
Sam Stone - John Prine, Swamp Dogg
Sam's Town - The Killers
Sam, the Guy from Quincy - The Arrogant Worms
Telegram Sam - T. Rex, Bauhaus
The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee - The Hollies
The Day That Curly Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee - The Hollies
Uncle Sam - Madness