Name Samson Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Samson


Samson is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Samson?

Samson is a biblical name and derived from the Hebrew name Shimshōn (שִׁמְשׁוֹן). In the Old Testament, Samson was the last of the judges of the ancient Israelites and the lover of Delilah, who betrayed him.

What does the name Samson mean?

Samson means “sun” or “little sun” (from Hebrew “shémesh/שֶׁמֶשׁ” + diminutive suffix “-ōn”).

Pronunciation of Samson

Popularity of the name Samson

The name Samson is ranked #7275 overall.

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