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Boy Name: Sampson

Name: Sampson
Pronunciation: \s(a)-mp-son, sam-pson\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: sun
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Simpson
Similar Names: Simonson, Thompson
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 817


Sampson \s(a)-mp-son, sam-pson\ as a boy's name is a variant of Samson (Hebrew), and the meaning of Sampson is "sun".

The baby name Sampson sounds like Simpson. Other similar baby names are Simonson and Thompson.


Sampson is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#817 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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