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Meaning of the Name Samuel

The first name Samuel is of Hebrew, Biblical, Swedish origin. It is often a boy name. It has the following meaning(s):

Hebrew: The Answer to Prayers (Sam, Sammy)
Hebrew: Name of God; Asked of God; Heard by God. Samuel Was the Prophet Who Anointed Saul and David As Kings of Israel in the Old Testament
Biblical: Heard of God; Asked of God
Swedish: God Listens
Hebrew: God Hears

Similar Names

Sameel | Samoel | Schmuel | Shemuel | Samuela |

Related Names

Clarissa  (Latin)
The Latinized Form of the English Clarice, Meaning Famous. Famous Bearer: Samuel Richardson's Th Century Novel 'Clarissa Harlowe'
Ebenezer  (Hebrew)
Rock or Stone of Help. Famous Bearer: the Old Testament Samuel Gave the Name Ebenezer to a Stone Set Up in Recognition of God's Assistance in Defeating the Philistines; Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge in Cha
Eli  (Hebrew)
High, Ascended, or 'My God'. Famous Bearer: the Old Testament Priest Eli Cared for the Prophet Samuel When Samuel Was a Child
Elkanah  (Hebrew)
God Has Created. Famous Bearer: Elkanah, the Old Testament Father of the Prophet Samuel
Hannah  (Hebrew)
Favor; Grace. Biblical Mother of the Prophet Samuel
Hannah  (Hebrew)
Favour or Grace. God Has Favoured Me. Mother of the Prophet Samuel in the Old Testament
Hannah  (English)
Favor; Grace. Biblical Mother of the Prophet Samuel
Hannalee  (Hebrew)
Favor; Grace. Biblical Mother of the Prophet Samuel
Hannalee  (English)
Favor; Grace. Biblical Mother of the Prophet Samuel
Marc  (English)
Variant of Mark: Derived from Latin 'Marcus': Mars (Roman God of War). St. Mark Was the Author of the Second Gospel. Famous Bearer: Mark Twain (-). Mark Twain's Real Name Was Samuel Clemens
Mark  (English)
Derived from Latin 'Marcus': Mars (Roman God of War). St. Mark Was the Author of the Second Gospel. Famous Bearer: Mark Twain (-). Mark Twain's Real Name Was Samuel Clemens
Sammy  (Hebrew)
Short for Samuel or Samantha
Samson  (Swedish)
Son of Samuel 'Heard'
Samuela  (Hebrew)
Asked of God
Simson  (Swedish)
Son of Samuel 'Heard'

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