Sam

Unisex

Meaning

Short Form Of Samuel Or Samantha

Origin

Unknown

Pronunciation

sæm

Traits associated with the name Sam:

Dogs named Sam tend to be good-natured, loyal, loving, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

Is Sam a good dog name?

Sam is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Sam isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Sam is found in these categories:

Popularity

  • Sam ranks #321 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Sam ranks #62 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Sam ranks #49 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Sam is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Sam:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Chihuahua

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Famous dogs named Sam:

  • comics icon A cocker spaniel named Sam appeared in the comic book Family Circus by Bill Keane.
  • comics icon A irish wolfhound named Sam appeared in the comic book Sam & Max by Steve Purcell.
  • film icon A parson russell terrier rough named Sam played a role in the movie It Happened on Fifth Avenue.
  • film icon A old english sheepdog named Sam played a role in the movie Cats & Dogs.
  • film icon A rough collie named Sam played a role in the movie Hondo.
  • film icon A sheepdog named Sam played a role in the movie A Sheep in the Deep.

Dog names like Sam:

To move in a light springy manner. to escape secretly in haste.
fasten by sewing; do needlework
First Explorer
Shade From Sun
His Gift
hit hard
Sam dog name meaning

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