Sam

Sam is a boy name. It is a American name and its pronunciation is \sam\. Other similar names and variants include: Samm, Sammey, Sammie, Samy. Sam is a very popular first name for men (#192 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4017 out of 88799).
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Sam VIP rank

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#603
Most recent rank
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#34
Highest rank
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104
Actors named Sam
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28
Directors named Sam
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4
Singers named Sam
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8
Writers named Sam

Famous people named Sam

Here’s a list of VIPs named Sam:

Famous actors named Sam and their movies

Sam Neill
Sam Neill

Born on September 14, 1947

  • Age: 73
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 42
The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States of America

The Piano

The Piano

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin

Country: United States of America

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Directed by: Taika Waititi

Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House

Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell

Born on November 05, 1968

  • Age: 52
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 22
Moon

Moon

Directed by: Duncan Jones

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw

Country: United States of America

Lawn Dogs

Lawn Dogs

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kathleen Quinlan, Mischa Barton, Christopher McDonald

Matchstick Men

Matchstick Men

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell, Bruce Altman

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell

Sam Worthington
Sam Worthington

Born on August 02, 1976

  • Age: 44
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 20
Avatar

Avatar

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States of America

Somersault

Somersault

Directed by: Cate Shortland

Starring: Abbie Cornish, Sam Worthington, Lynette Curran, Damian de Montemas

The Debt

The Debt

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

Sam Elliott
Sam Elliott

Born on August 09, 1944

  • Age: 76
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 19
Lifeguard

Lifeguard

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Stephen Young, Parker Stevenson

Country: United States of America

Mask

Mask

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty

Country: United States of America

Road House

Road House

Directed by: Rowdy Herrington

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara

Country: United States of America

Prancer

Prancer

Directed by: John D. Hancock

Starring: Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman, Rutanya Alda, Abe Vigoda

Sam Heughan
Sam Heughan

Born on April 30, 1980

  • Age: 40
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 3
Emulsion

Emulsion

Directed by: Suki Singh

Starring: Sam Heughan, Claudia Bassols, Lex Shrapnel, David Ajala

When the Starlight Ends

Directed by: Adam Sigal

Starring: Sam Heughan, Arabella Oz, David Arquette, Sean Patrick Flanery

The Spy Who Dumped Me

Directed by: Susanna Fogel

Starring: Mila Kunis, Sam Heughan, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux

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Famous directors named Sam and their movies

Sam Raimi
Sam Raimi

Born on October 23, 1959

  • Age: 61
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 19
The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

Country: United States of America

Army of Darkness

Army of Darkness

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie

Country: United States of America

Spider-Man

Spider-Man

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Country: United States of America

Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva

Country: United States of America

Sam Peckinpah
Sam Peckinpah

Born on February 21, 1925

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 19
The Getaway

The Getaway

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers

Country: United States of America

The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States of America

Straw Dogs

Straw Dogs

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, T.P. McKenna

Country: United States of America

Cross of Iron

Cross of Iron

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Coburn, Maximilian Schell, James Mason, David Warner

Country: United States of America

Sam Taylor
Sam Taylor

Born on October 25, 1935

  • Age: 85
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 14

The Taming of the Shrew

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Edwin Maxwell, Joseph Cawthorn

Country: United States of America

My Best Girl

My Best Girl

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Mary Pickford, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield

Country: United States of America

Vagabond Lady

Vagabond Lady

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Robert Young, Evelyn Venable, Reginald Denny, Frank Craven

Exit Smiling

Exit Smiling

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Beatrice Lillie, Jack Pickford, Doris Lloyd, DeWitt Jennings

Sam Mendes
Sam Mendes

Born on August 01, 1965

  • Age: 55
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 13
Road to Perdition

Road to Perdition

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Rob Maxey, Liam Aiken

Country: United States of America

Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald, Jonathan Roumie

Country: United States of America

Skyfall

Skyfall

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Sam Henry Kass
Sam Henry Kass
  • No. of movies: 6
The Search for One-Eye Jimmy

The Search for One-Eye Jimmy

Directed by: Sam Henry Kass

Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Directed by: Sam Henry Kass

Naked Movie

Naked Movie

Directed by: Sam Henry Kass

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Famous writers named Sam and their books

Sam Levenson
Sam Levenson

Born on December 29, 1911

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 8
Everything But Money

Everything But Money

By:

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

In One Era And Out The Other

In One Era And Out The Other

By:

The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

You Don'T Have To Be In Who'S Who To Know What'S What

You Don'T Have To Be In Who'S Who To Know What'S What

By:

First Edition - full numberline. Hardcover with DJ. Mild shelf and edge wear from normal handling. Not price clipped, not a remainder.

Sam Keen
Sam Keen
  • No. of books: 6
Fire In The Belly

Fire In The Belly

By:

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no

Sam Harris
Sam Harris

Born on April 09, 1967

  • Age: 54
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 3
The Moral Landscape

The Moral Landscape

By:

Sam Harris’s first book, The End of Faith, ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In the aftermath, Harris discovered that most people—from religious fundamentalists to non-believing scientists—agree on

Letter To A Christian Nation

Letter To A Christian Nation

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“Thousands of people have written to tell me that I am wrong not to believe in God. The most hostile of these communications have come from Christians.

Waking Up

Waking Up

By:

For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Waking Up is a guide to meditation as a rational practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.From

Sam Donaldson
Sam Donaldson

Born on March 11, 1934

  • Age: 87
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 1
Hold On

Hold On

By:

Random House, 1987. 1stED, non-fiction, news, journalist. 1st edition, So Stated, NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE Dust Jacket, Hardcover, Mylar protected.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sam a popular name?

Over the years Sam was most popular in 1900. According to the latest US census information Sam ranks #117th while according to famousnames.vip Sam ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Sam?

According to the US census in 2018, 464 boys were born named Sam, making Sam the #603rd name more popular among boy names. In 1900 Sam had the highest rank with 832 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Sam?

Sam is #603rd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Sam more popular ?

The name Sam was more popular in 1900 with 832 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Sam

The last time a baby was named Sam was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Sam?

In 2018 there were 464 baby boys named Sam.

Who is a famous person named Sam?

There a several famous people named Sam, for example actor Sam Worthington, musician Sam Cooke, director Sam Mendes.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Sam?

A famous actor/actress named Sam is Sam Worthington, starring in 20 movies, including Hacksaw Ridge and Avatar.

Who is a famous director named Sam?

A famous director named Sam is Sam Mendes, who directed 13 movies, including 1917 and 1917.

Who is a famous singer named Sam?

A famous singer named Sam is Sam Cooke, with over 21 songs, including Win Your Love For Me and Frankie And Johnny.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Sam?

There are 104 actors named Sam including Sam Worthington and Sam Rockwell who appeared in movies such as Hacksaw Ridge and Blue Iguana.

How many famous directors are named Sam?

There are 28 directors named Sam including Sam Mendes and Sam Raimi who directed movies such as 1917 and Drag Me to Hell.

How many famous writers are named Sam?

There are 8 writers named Sam including Sam Donaldson and Sam Harris who wrote books such as Hold On and Letter To A Christian Nation.

How many famous singers are named Sam?

There are 4 writers named Sam including Sam Cooke and Sam Hunt who wrote books such as Shake and Body Like A Back Road.