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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Like the sun; His ministry

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Sampson

Family name origins & meanings

  • English, Dutch, and Jewish : variant of Samson. The -p- was introduced in the Greek transliteration of the Hebrew name Shimshon. The English surname has also long been established in Ireland.

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