Pronunciation: [Sam]

Gender: Male

Meaning: He is called god

Origin: Hebrew

Famous Dogs Named Sam

Sammy Davis: Border Collie dog from the film Everything is Illuminated.

Samantha: German Shepherd dog from the book I am Legend that later was made into film.

Sam Sheepdog: A large, burly Berger the Brie dog with white or tan fur and mop of red hair that usually covers his eyes in the animation Don't Give Up the Sheep. He very rarely runs and tends to be sedentary in his movements.

Sam: The famous Cokers Spaniel from the comic book series Sam & Max. Also featured in the animated TV series The Adventures of Sam & Max.

Sam: Cokers Spaniel, the second pet dog in the comic strip Family Circus by Bil Keene.

Sam: A blind Chinese Crested hairless, was the three-time winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest.

Famous People Named Sam

Samuel L. Jackson is a famous film and television actor.

Samuel Colt was an American inventor and industrialist who invented the revolver.

Samuel Coleridge was an English lyrical poet, critic and philosopher.

Samuel Beckett was an Irish playwright, novelist, theatre director and poet.

Samuel Adams was an American Political Philosopher who had effectively led the American Revolutionary Movement and formed the base of modern American politics.

Samora Machel was a revolutionary leader who served as Mozambique's first President.

Sammy Davis, Jr. was a singer and dancer often billed as ‘the greatest living entertainer in the world’ during his heydays.

Samantha Fox is a popular English singer, actress and former glamour model known for her super-hit debut single ‘Touch Me’.

Sam Walton was an extremely creative and talented businessman.

Sam Snead was a professional American golfer.

Sam Rainsy is one of the most influential politicians of Cambodia, known for his efforts aimed at establishing complete democracy in his country.

Sam Manekshaw was the first Indian Army Officer to become the Field Marshal.

Sam Houston was a 19th century politician who played a key role in the creation of the state of Texas.

Paul Samuelson was an American economist, and the first American to win the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

Osama Bin Laden was the international religious fundamentalist, and he is believed to be the master-mind behind the infamous September 11 attacks.

Marcus Samuelsson is an Ethiopian-born, Swedish-raised chef and restaurateur.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel was the English civil engineer who built the Great Western Railway.

Antonis Samaras is a Greek politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece from 2012 to 2015.

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