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Gender: F Meaning of Sam: "told by God" Origin of Sam: Diminutive of Samantha

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Sam is a hot nickname name...for girls. Yes, some parents — among them Tiger Woods and Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen — are cutting straight to the simple, unfussy unisex Sam, bypassing the post-trendy Samantha completely.

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Famous People Named Sam

Sam J Sheen (b. 2004), Daughter of Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards
Sam Alexis Woods (b. 2007), Daughter of Tiger Woods

Pop Culture References for the Name Sam

Samantha "Sam" Carter, from the TV show "Stargate SG-1"
Samantha "Sam" Puckett, character from "iCarly"
Dr. Sam Nicholls, from British TV show "Casualty"
Sam, character from "Perks of Being a Wallflower"