Sami 1

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Male Male Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Arabic name see Sami 2

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Finnish pet form of Sampo

2) Finnish variant form of Samu [1]

Related Names

Sami
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sami
Genitive: Samis
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sami
Genitive: Samin
Partitive: Samia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sami
Genitive: Samis
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sami
Genitive: Samis

Name Day

Finland Finland

20 August

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Sami Tuomas Hyypiä (born 7 October 1973), Finnish football manager and former defender

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 36 people were named Sami 1 (percentage of first or only given name: 78 %) [2]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[3]
n.a.
29632
n.a.
39
n.a.
29593
Sweden Sweden[4]
2778 4113 12 438 2766 3675
Denmark Denmark[5]
857
n.a.
2
n.a.
855
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[6]
1 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
392
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Sami (m) Sources: [4][5][7][3]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/