Meaning and name origin
Sammy \s(am)-my\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sammy is "God heard". Sammy is a variant of Samuel (Hebrew): also possibly as "requested of God", "God's heart" or "God's name". See also Sam.
Sammy▼ has 1 variant form: Sammie▼.
Sammy is a very popular first name for males (#413 out of 1220, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sammy for boys. Sammy reached its highest rank of #202 in the U.S. in 1940-1949. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Sammy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Samuel (#23), Sam (#533), Sammie and Sammy. (2014 statistics).