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The name Samuel is of Hebrew origin, and means name of God.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Samuel has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Samuel
Use of the Name Samuel for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
593,464 388,380 269,913 139,617 71,672 28,349 13,803
The table below indicates the number of times the name Samuel has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Samuel
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880171,024  
188117919  
1882171,003  
188317937  
188417945  
188518888  
188618870  
188718802  
188818931  
188920810  
189020815  
189120753  
189220902  
189320851  
189426776  
189525814  
189631734  
189728759  
189832749  
189930704  
190033878  
190133628  
190233702  
190331742  
190434727  
190530856  
190633783  
190732891  
190833961  
190932981  
1910321,126  
1911301,394  
1912302,597  
1913362,846  
1914353,708  
1915394,350  
1916414,407  
1917424,484  
1918434,777  
1919434,470  
1920444,650  
1921444,760  
1922434,609  
1923454,571  
1924454,595  
1925464,410  
1926484,170  
1927494,178  
1928523,846  
1929533,557  
1930553,515  
1931563,363  
1932563,399  
1933613,103  
1934663,137  
1935623,148  
1936672,884  
1937663,027  
1938623,240  
1939633,250  
1940653,361  
1941653,528  
1942604,195  
1943624,111  
1944623,946  
1945623,943  
1946704,499  
1947725,088  
1948704,994  
1949625,349  
1950625,226  
1951675,451  
1952665,678  
1953705,387  
1954715,622  
1955715,526  
1956745,565  
1957825,225  
1958855,038  
1959864,957  
1960914,706  
1961894,660  
1962884,540  
1963874,511  
1964864,465  
1965834,395  
1966814,172  
1967694,230  
1968664,116  
1969644,419  
1970624,550  
1971664,386  
1972664,191  
1973664,251  
1974614,647  
1975614,613  
1976595,014  
1977605,243  
1978575,378  
1979555,669  
1980545,995  
1981546,023  
1982566,000  
1983546,179  
1984556,335  
1985546,985  
1986527,541  
1987508,548  
1988459,506  
19894710,082  
19904510,861  
19913911,200  
19924111,286  
19933711,661  
19943312,094  
19953312,381  
19963013,581  
19972714,179  
19982813,829  
19992713,975  
20002814,108  
20012614,738  
20022614,477  
20032314,546  
20042313,803  
Totals:  593,464 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Samuel as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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