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Meaning and Name Origin

Sammy \s(am)-my\ as a name for boys. The name Sammy means "God heard". Sammy is a variant of Samuel (Hebrew). Somewhat infrequently used as a birth name for boys. See also Sam.


Sammy has 1 variant: Sammie.

Sammy has 5 more different forms via Samuel: Sam, Samuele, Samuello, Samwell and Shem.


Sammy is a very popular first name for males (#413 out of 1220, Top 34%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Sammy for boys. Sammy entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #202 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sammy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sammy outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Sammy and corresponding names. Sam (#533 in 2014), Sammie and Samuel (#23) are the prominent alternative forms of Sammy ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1940-1949 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Sam, Sammie and Sammy becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sam, Sammie, Sammy, Samuel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sam, Samuel outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sammy is alike in pronunciation to Sami, Sammey and Samy. Another recommended similar baby name is Samm. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sammy.