- a masculine name: dim. Sam, Sammy
- a Hebrew judge and prophet
- either of the two books (1 Samuel, 2 Samuel) telling of Samuel, Saul, and David: abbrev. S, Sa, Sam, or Sm
Origin of SamuelEcclesiastical Late Latin from Ecclesiastical Greek Samou?l from Classical Hebrew (language) shemuel, literally , name of God
Hebrew judge and prophet of the 11th century BC who anointed Saul as king.
Origin of SamuelHebrew šəmû'ēl name of God šəmû name šm 'ēl God ℵl
Origin of SamuelAfter Samuel 1