Sam m

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Male Male Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Old Danish male name see Sam 1, for the female name see Sam f

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) English short form of Samuel [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) English short form of Samson [2]

Related Names

Sam
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Sammy
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Samy
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Semi
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sam
Genitive: Sams
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sam
Genitive: Samin
Partitive: Samia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sam
Genitive: Sams
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sam
Genitive: Sams

Name Day

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

20 August

Sweden Sweden

1 September

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 964 people were named Sam m (percentage of first or only given name: 85 %) [6]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
6097 7831 167 259 5930 7572
Denmark Denmark[8]
518
n.a.
30
n.a.
488
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
858
n.a.
20
n.a.
838
Greenland Greenland[10]
4 16
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
7 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
566
n.a.
19
n.a.
547
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Sam (m) Sources: [7][8][12][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Sam (m) Sources: [13]


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. details see Name Statistic tables