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pinWhat does Sammy mean?

Sammy /sam-my/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Sammy means "God heard". Sammy is a variant form of Samuel (Hebrew) with the suffix -y. See also Sam.


Sammy has 1 variant: Sammie.

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

Kreatif forms: Samdy, Sanmy, Simmy. [more]

pinHow popular is Sammy?

Sammy is a very popular first name for males (#413 out of 1220, Top 34%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#53556 out of 150436, Top 36%). (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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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. Forms like Shem are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.809%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.361%, 55.4% less), with the versions Sam, Sammie and Sammy becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

pinSimilar 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.