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sammu

DIMINUTIVE OF:
samuel
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
SH'MA ALOHIM > SH'MA 'ÊL > SHEMÛ'ÊL
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
SH'MA ALOHIM (שם האלוהים / אלוהים שמע) SH'MA (שְׁמַע‎) 'ÊL (אל) SHEMÛ'ÊL (שְׁמוּאֵל)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew "sh'ma alohim > sh'ma 'êl > shemû'êl", meaning “his name is God, his name is El, The one who listens to God, God has heard”. Elohim is a grammatically plural noun for "gods" or "deity" in Biblical Hebrew. In Modern Hebrew it is often referred to in the singular, despite the “-im” ending that denotes plural masculine nouns in Hebrew. It is generally thought that Elohim is a formation from “eloah”, the latter being an expanded form of the Northwest Semitic noun “il (ʾēl)”. This is a name of Biblical tradition, and one of two books of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh. As a Christian name, Samuel came into common use after the Protestant Reformation. Famous bearers include the American inventor Samuel Morse (1791–1872), the Irish writer Samuel Beckett (1906–89) and the American author Samuel Clemens (1835–1910), who wrote under the pen name Mark Twain. In the Old Testament is used by Samuel, prophet and last of the Judges of Israel. The name Samuel is given to different characters in the Bible: 1) Son of Elkanah by his wife Hannah and judge or prophet of Israel during the days of Saul and David. 2) Son of Ammihud, spelled 'Shemuel', and the prince of the tribe of Simeon who was chosen to divide the land of Canaan between the tribes. 3) Son of Tola and grandson of Issachar, also spelled 'Shemuel'.
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Usage

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Related names

VARIANTS
finnish
samuel, samuli, sameli, sammeli, samueeli, samujeeli
FEMININE
finnish
samuela, Samina, Samuelina
PET & SHORT FORM
finnish
sami, samu, mueli, sammi, samukka

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
samouēl
arabic
Ṣamoel, Samawʾal, Ṣamuʾil, Samūʾīl
armenian
samvel
bulgarian
samuil
catalan
samuel
croatian
samuel
czech
samuel
danish
samuel
dutch
samuel
english
samuel
estonian
Saamuel
faroese
samúel, Sámuel, Sámal
french
samuel
galician
samuel
georgian
samoel
german
samuel
greek
Samouíl
greenlandic
samuel, Saamua, Saamuali, Saamualik, Sâmuale, Sâmualik
hebrew
shemu'el, shmuel, shemiel
hungarian - magyar
Sámuel
icelandic
samúel
indian - gujarati
Sēmyu'ala
indian - hindi
Saimu'ala
indian - tamil
Cāmuvēl
iranian
Sâmo'el, Samo'il
irish
samuel, Samúéil
italian
samuele
latin
samuhel
lithuanian
Samuelis
norwegian
samuel
polish
samuel
portuguese
samuel
romanian
samuil
russian
samuil
sami - lapps
Sámmol
scottish
samuel
slovak
samuel
spanish
samuel
swedish
samuel, samuli, sammel, sammil
ukrainian
samuil
welsh
samuel, Sawyl
yiddish
Şmwʼl

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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