Baby name finder

Before you decide on a baby name, find out what others think when they hear it - plus its origin and meaning, potential nicknames, and brilliant alternatives

Baby name meanings

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Origin

  • Hebrew

Meaning/history

  • Asked of God,
  • "God has heard"

Nicknames

  • Sam,
  • Sammy,
  • Spam,
  • Sambo

Interesting Samuels

  • Samuel Peyps, C17th Diarist,
  • Samuel Barber, Composer,
  • Samuel Beckett, playwright,
  • Samuel L Jackson, Actor,
  • Samuel Clemens, AKA Mark Twain. Author.,
  • Sam Rockwell, Actor,
  • Sam Mendes,
  • Sam Smith

Unfortunate Samuels

Samuel goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • James,
  • Oliver,
  • Francis,
  • Godfrey,
  • Stephen,
  • Joshua,
  • Ryan,
  • Patrick,
  • Phoebe,
  • Lily,
  • Anthony,
  • Dannii,
  • William

When I hear Samuel
I think of...

  • Fireman Sam,
  • The Bible,
  • Samwise Gamgee
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