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Sampson

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Sun or Service
  • #4636 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Sampson in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1881 8 0 8
1882 8 0 8
1883 6 0 6
1884 10 0 10
1885 8 0 8
1886 8 0 8
1887 6 0 6
1888 9 0 9
1889 8 0 8
1890 8 0 8
1891 5 0 5
1892 8 0 8
1893 6 0 6
1894 7 0 7
1895 10 0 10
1896 7 0 7
1897 11 0 11
1898 23 0 23
1899 18 0 18
1900 20 0 20
1901 10 0 10
1902 14 0 14
1903 10 0 10
1904 13 0 13
1905 12 0 12
1906 7 0 7
1907 10 0 10
1908 9 0 9
1909 13 0 13
1910 12 0 12
1911 7 0 7
1912 23 0 23
1913 22 0 22
1914 34 0 34
1915 23 0 23
1916 30 0 30
1917 21 0 21
1918 36 0 36
1919 41 0 41
1920 43 0 43
1921 39 0 39
1922 40 0 40
1923 30 0 30
1924 30 0 30
1925 35 0 35
1926 29 0 29
1927 39 0 39
1928 34 0 34
1929 29 0 29
1930 37 0 37
1931 34 0 34
1932 26 0 26
1933 27 0 27
1934 20 0 20
1935 21 0 21
1936 28 0 28
1937 18 0 18
1938 28 0 28
1939 27 0 27
1940 25 0 25
1941 18 0 18
1942 23 0 23
1943 32 0 32
1944 19 0 19
1945 19 0 19
1946 28 0 28
1947 20 0 20
1948 27 0 27
1949 35 0 35
1950 27 0 27
1951 23 0 23
1952 33 0 33
1953 25 0 25
1954 38 0 38
1955 34 0 34
1956 42 0 42
1957 29 0 29
1958 21 0 21
1959 31 0 31
1960 33 0 33
1961 33 0 33
1962 22 0 22
1963 28 0 28
1964 27 0 27
1965 18 0 18
1966 17 0 17
1967 16 0 16
1968 21 0 21
1969 28 0 28
1970 21 0 21
1971 14 0 14
1972 17 0 17
1973 19 0 19
1974 20 0 20
1975 20 0 20
1976 26 0 26
1977 28 0 28
1978 34 0 34
1979 23 0 23
1980 32 0 32
1981 33 0 33
1982 27 0 27
1983 28 0 28
1984 24 0 24
1985 32 0 32
1986 33 0 33
1987 29 0 29
1988 40 0 40
1989 36 0 36
1990 35 0 35
1991 29 0 29
1992 33 0 33
1993 33 0 33
1994 39 0 39
1995 34 0 34
1996 34 0 34
1997 33 0 33
1998 44 0 44
1999 51 0 51
2000 36 0 36
2001 31 0 31
2002 35 0 35
2003 34 0 34
2004 29 0 29
2005 35 0 35
2006 37 0 37
2007 43 0 43
2008 40 0 40
2009 34 0 34
2010 31 0 31
2011 35 0 35
2012 38 0 38
2013 39 0 39
2014 42 0 42
2015 56 0 56

Want to know about the popularity of the Sampson baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,448 babies born with the name Sampson in the United States. That's more than enough Sampsons to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sampson" was in 2015 with a total of 56 babies.

According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sampson" is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of only 37 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Sampson popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sampson" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sampson as well as things modernly associated with the name Sampson such as celebrities named Sampson.

Origin and Meaning of Sampson

The name "Sampson" is of English origin, and it means "Sun or Service". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Sampson

Sampson Community College
Sampson Daruvalla
Sampson Nursery
Sampson Paint
Sampson Regional Medical Center
Sampson Romeo And Juliet
Sampson Davis

Alternative Meanings

S is for serene, your calm time.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

P is for passion, your fire!

S is for serious, not always joking.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nospmas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nspsoam". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Sampson born Oct 16, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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