Name Samuel

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Samuel

Samuel is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Samuel

Samuel is a biblical name, which derived from the Hebrew name Shemu’el (שְׁמוּאֵל). In the Old Testament, Samuel was the son of Hannah and the last of the ruling judges.

Meaning of Samuel

Samuel means “name of God” (from Hebrew “shém/שֵׁם” = name + “el/אֵל” = God) and “God has heard” (from Hebrew “shamá/שָׁמַע” = to hear + “el/אֵל” = God) or “asked of God” (from Hebrew “sha’ál/שָׁאַל‎” = to ask for + “el/אֵל” = God).

Pronunciation of Samuel

Variants of the name Samuel

Samuël

Samuel in the categories

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Name Statistic: Samuel is ranked #179 overall ↑ 1

  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 90 ↑ 38
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 100 ↓ -14
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 116 ↑ 5
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 124 ↑ 15
  • 🇫🇷 France: 148 ↑ 7
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 150 ↓ -19
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 159 ↑ 59
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 162 ↓ -2
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 182 ↓ -8
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 232 ↑ 48
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 234 ↑ 9
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 258 ↑ 21
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 321 ↓ -26
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 345 ↓ -3
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 357 ↓ -44
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 450 ↓ -7
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 472 ↔ 0
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 611 ↑ 32
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 6872 ↑↑ 621

Samuel in the Top 50 Names



Name Samuel

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