First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Samm

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Alt. Meaning

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

A is for able, for you surely are.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

Notable Persons Named Samm

Samm Levine is an actor and comedian. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Samm was given the name Samuel Franklin Levine on March 12th, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Samm Henshaw is a pop music, contemporary r&b, and soul music 2013, singing, songwriter, and record producer. He plays Human voice, Guitar, Keyboard instrument, and Drum kit. Samm was given the name Iniabasi Samuel Henshaw on February 22nd, 1994 in London. Samm is also known as Samm Henshaw.


Samm was born on October 15th, 1920 in Brooklyn. He died on November 13th, 1997.


Samm Bennett is a musical artist.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Samm

Ostaz Samm is a hip hop music rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2001. Ostaz was given the name Samer Zaki in 1984.


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Popularity of Samm as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Samm U.S.
  White 78.69% 64.26%
  African American 12.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Samm

People with the last name Samm are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Samm

  • How Popular is the name Samm? As a last name Samm was the 65,066th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Samm first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Samm is Sunday, March 18th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Samm? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Samm. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Samm: Your name in reverse order is Mmas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Msam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Samm? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 305 people with the last name Samm.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Samm? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Samm as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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