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Meaning and name origin

Sampson \s(a)-mp-son, sam-pson\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sampson is "sun". Sampson is a variant of Samson (Hebrew); biblical: a judge of ancient Israel, endowed by God with superhuman strength. Fairly unconventional as a given name for baby boys.


Popularity

Sampson is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#817 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sampson for boys. Sampson reached its highest rank of #659 in the U.S. in 1890-1899 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Sampson and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Samson (#628) and Sampson. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sampson, Samson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sampson and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Sampson is also pronounced similarly to Simpson. Like Sampson, this name is not commonly used.

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