Sampson Origin and Meaning

The name Sampson is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "sun".

This name, once considered overly powerful due to the superhuman strength of the biblical figure, is now an option for parents in search of an unusual route to Sam. But you really don't need that p: Samson will do.

# 963 in the US

Sampson Rank in US Top 1000

# 1654 on Nameberry

Sampson Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Sampson Popularity

Famous People Named Sampson

  • Sampson GenusAmerican football player
  • Sampson LowEnglish bookseller and publisher
  • Sampson Eardley1st Baron Eardley, English MP
  • Sampson LennardEnglish MP
  • Sampson Lloyd III and III, British bankers
  • Sampson Willis HarrisU.S. Congressman from Alabama