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Samson Meaning


What does Samson mean?

The name Samson is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Samson is "sun".

Samson is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Sam-son.

The Given Name Samson

The biblical name Samson, has a wonderfully fearless quality.

A popular name, Samson possesses great character.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Samson falls into the name categories biblical, celestial.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Samson of Constantinople, and Samson Po'uha.

Samson Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 547 in baby name popularity for boys with 505 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 605 in baby name popularity for boys with 434 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Samson has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Samson Name Popularity Page.

Samson Related Names

The names Saila, Sampaa, Sansone, Savita, Shams, Shimshon are all forms of Samson.

Famous Samsons

  • Samson ~ Biblical Character (Judg. 13:3), Saint
  • Samson of Constantinople ~ Saint
  • Samson Po'uha ~ Boxer

Samson Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Samson.

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Samson Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Samson in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Samson.

Just for fun, see the name Samson in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Samson in Nautical Flags page.