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Samuel

God heard
ORIGIN: Hebrew
POPULARITY: 34
An enduring and beloved name, Samuel has spent many years in the top 30. In the Bible, Samuel was the last of the Hebrew judges and the first prophet of Israel, who anointed the first two kings: Saul and David. From founding father Samuel Adams to Irish playwright Samuel Beckett and English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, many Samuels have a way with words. Celebrity parents who have chosen Samuel for their own sons include Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, Naomi Watts and Live Schreiber, and comedian Jack Black.

famous Samuels

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  • Samuel L. Jackson
    Actor
  • Samuel Adams
    Politician
  • Samuel West
    Director
  • Samuel Joslin
    Actor

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