Samson

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Σαμψων (Sampson), a Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְשׁוֹן (Shimshon)

Hebrew שִׁמְשׁוֹן (shimshon) = 'sun' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Sáme
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Greenlandic
Sámisût
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Sammi
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Sammisuut
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Samson
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
Simson
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Simpso
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Sämpsä
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Finish

See also Sam, Sampsa, Shams

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Samsonarson Iceland
Samsoninpoika Finland
Samsonsen Denmark Norway
Samsonsson Sweden

Female

Samsonardóttir Iceland
Samsonintytär Finland
Samsonsdatter Denmark Norway
Samsonsdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Samson
Genitive: Samsons
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Samson
Accusative: Samson
Dative: Samsoni
Genitive: Samsons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Samson
Genitive: Samsonin
Partitive: Samsonia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Samson
Accusative: Samson
Dative: Samsoni
Genitive: Samsonar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Samson
Genitive: Samsons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Samson
Genitive: Samsons

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 256 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
1 38 225 325
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 108 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 0 6 6
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 75
  #: 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 Samson(m) Sources: [5][6][4][8]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Samson(m) Sources: [9]

Sources: [5] [6] [4] [8]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables