Variant of Samuel

Samwell Origin and Meaning

The name Samwell is boy's name .
George R.R. Martin named lovable Game of Thrones character Samwell Tarly, Jon Snow's closest friend in the Night's Watch, after Samwise Gamgee, Frodo's companion in The Lord of the Rings. Both characters are earthy, kind and rotund.

We think Samwell could be a perfectly good full name for fantasy-loving parents trying to get to Sam. The analogy with Maxwell makes it legible even to people who can't tell their Wights from their White Walkers.

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