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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 15 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Australian, Finnish

Meaning: Heard of God

Pronunciation: sah-moo, /ˈsɑmu/, S AE M UW

Popularity Rank: #7,280

On this page:

  • 1. Samu Meaning
  • 2. Samu Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Samu
  • 4. Translations of Samu
  • 5. Samu Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Samu
  • 7. Samu Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Samu

Samu Meaning

Derived from the name Samuel, meaning 'heard by God'. It can also mean 'sun' in Finnish.

Samu also means "Heard of God, Heard by God or Sun".

Samu is commonly found in Italy, Finland, South Africa, and 76 more countries.

Samu Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: sah-moo

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈsɑmu/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: S AE M UW

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Samu Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Samu is recorded 7,540 times globally, ranking it as the 7,280th most common name worldwide.

Samu is most prevalent in Italy, with 1,603 occurrences, making it the 1,410th most popular name in the country.

In Finland, the name Samu is found among 1 in every 87 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Samu Popularity by Country

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Italy#1,4101 : 738
Finland#2151 : 87
South Africa#1,8041 : 2,096
Spain#1,0631 : 619
Colombia#2,7281 : 2,600
Saudi Arabia#9,5701 : 11,615
India#4,1151 : 5,944
Argentina#1,6281 : 2,076
France#10,2051 : 13,306
United Arab Emirates#8,0841 : 12,439
Germany#4,8131 : 4,642
Mexico#8,6271 : 12,173
Oman#7,4311 : 10,053
United States of America#23,3201 : 27,832
Algeria#12,5371 : 21,811
Chile#5,7031 : 10,068
Brazil#8,7051 : 15,031
Peru#8,1431 : 18,011
Hungary#6551 : 1,025
Bangladesh#8,3601 : 12,856
Morocco#17,1821 : 27,000
Kuwait#9,0431 : 16,687
Nigeria#13,7251 : 31,342
Uruguay#2,2171 : 3,259
United Kingdom#13,0001 : 15,663
Malaysia#24,4881 : 58,547
Bolivia#5,3231 : 11,044
Egypt#45,1601 : 74,000
Portugal#3,0281 : 5,336
Qatar#9,3791 : 17,587
Tunisia#12,5671 : 21,991
Switzerland#5,8451 : 8,095
Singapore#11,0411 : 24,564

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