Sam as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Sam?

We estimate that there are 49,734 people named Sam who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Sam is the 422nd most common for men, and the 903rd most common overall.

How Old are People Named Sam?

The average person named Sam is 46.38 years old.

Is Sam a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

432 people named Sam were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 658th most popular name for boys, and the 1,292nd most popular overall.

The popularity of Sam peaked in 1882, when it was the 30th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Sam a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Sam is mostly a male name, but there are some women named Sam. 98.4% of people named Sam are male, while 1.6% are female.

Popularity of Sam in England

In 2020, Sam was the 260th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.