Sammy - Meaning of Sammy
[ 2 syll. sam-my, sa-mmy ] The baby boy name Sammy is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is SAEM-iy- †. Sammy is used chiefly in the English language, and its origin is English and Hebrew.
Sammy is a diminutive form of the name Sam (English).
Sammy is also a diminutive form of the name Sampson (English).
Sammy is also a diminutive form of the name Samson (English and German) in the English language.
Sammy is also a diminutive form of the name Samuel (English, French, German, and Hebrew) in the English language.
Sammy is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1946, 0.072% of baby boys were given the name Sammy. It ranked at #170 then. The baby name has since suffered a marked loss in popularity, and is today of very light use. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Sammy, Samuel was the most popular in 2018. Sammy has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
† Pronunciation for Sammy: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Sammy is Actor Sammy (Jr) Davis, born 8 December 1925 - 16 May 1990, New York, New York.