Samuel is a ♂ male name.
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.
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).
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