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Meaning of First Name: Samuel


Name:
Samuel
Pronunciation:
\s(a)-muel\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
God heard
Origin:
Hebrew
Relate Names:
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Name Sounds Like:
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Popularity

Samuel is a very popular first name for men (#60 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1678 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Samuel \s(a)-muel\ as a boy's name is pronounced SAM-yoo-el. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Samuel is "God heard". Also possibly as "requested of God", "God's heart" or "God's name". Biblical: the prophet and judge who anointed Saul and David as kings of Israel. The name was used by the Puritans and usage peaked in the 19th century. Opera singer Samuel Ramey; lexicographer Samuel Johnson; playwright Samuel Beckett; author Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain); actor Samuel L. Jackson. Samue

Census About Last Name: Flanders


Last Name:
FLANDERS
Population Rank:
3936
Population:
8291
Occurrences/100,000 people:
3.07
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
57214.76
Non-Hispanic White Only:
87.46%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
8.39%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.46%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
0.47%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
1.39%
Hispanic Origin:
1.83 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.