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Sam Name Popularity

How popular is the name Sam? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 1,019 7 0.0012%
1914 0 0%
1915 1,334 6 0.0007%
1916 1,510 5 0.0005%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 1,085 16 0.0015%
1920 1,335 10 0.0009%
1921 1,692 5 0.0004%
1922 1,467 7 0.0006%
1923 1,657 5 0.0004%
1924 1,402 10 0.0009%
1925 1,724 5 0.0004%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 1,362 8 0.0007%
1929 1,421 6 0.0006%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 1,472 5 0.0005%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 1,448 5 0.0005%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 3,566 6 0.0004%
2009 3,604 6 0.0004%
2010 0 0%
2011 3,604 5 0.0004%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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What names sound like Sam?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Samey

English

Sami
Samia

On high, exalted

Arabic

Samma
Sammi
Samya

On high, exalted

Arabic

Sima

Treasure

Hebrew

Soma

Moon

Indian (Sanskrit)

Syma

Flourishing

Greek


What names are similar to Sam?

Find a name that’s like Sam, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cam

Helper to the priest

Latin

Pam

Honey; all sweetness

Greek

Sal

Princess

Hebrew

San

The sandpiper bird

English

Tam

English


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