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What does Sanson mean?

Sanson Pronunciation of Sanson [san-son] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Sanson is "sun". Sanson is a version of Samson (Hebrew). Biblical: a judge of ancient Israel.

Associated with: sun.


Sanson has 1 variant: Sansone.

2 more related forms via Samson: Sampson and Sansom.

Creative forms:
(male) Salson, Santon, ..

(female) Sansan, Sansen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sanson Aidyn (S.A.), ..

How popular is Sanson?

Sanson is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#13386 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Sampson and Samson (#622 from recent data) are the prominent varying forms of Sanson (not ranked). Other variants, like Sansone, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Sanson was more pronounced in 2015 (average #1311). Samson is the most trendy name for newborns in this list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sampson, Samson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sanson is pronounced similarly to Swensen and Swenson. Other recommended names are Alanson, Annson, Anson, Babson, Benson, Branson, Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Carson, Cason, Danon, Danton, Dawson, Dayson, Gannon, Garson, Hansen, Hanson, Hansson, Jacson, Jaison, Jakson, Jansen, Janson, Jansson, Jason, Jaxson, Jayson, Jenson, Jonson, Kannon, Kanon, Karson, Kason, Landon, Larson, Lawson, Manton, Mason, Masson, Maxson, Parson, Randon, Ransom, Rawson, Ronson, Salmon, Salton, Sanborn, Sancos, Sandor, Santo, Santos, Savion, Savyon, Saxon, Saxton, Scanlon, Shandon, Shannon, Shanon, Sinjin, Stanton, Swanton, Tamson, Tannon, Tansen, Tanson, Tanton, Tayson, Vinson and Watson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sanson.

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