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A Non-Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Sam

SAnd + Moon

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingسام
How to write Sam in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian
Alternate spellings of SamSaam
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good or neutral meaning.

Meaning of Sam

Sam is a Persian name for boys that means “precious coin”, coins made of silver or gold.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Thursday 18th of December 2014 03:40:02 PM

    Also with the Arabic meaning Named, High-Rank, Renown, Distinct, Unique; Shem son of Noah, Saam ibn Nuuh; a Semitic person. Not specifically mentioned in the Qur’an but inferred from Arab, Jewish, and Middle Eastern tradition.

  2. on Tuesday 27th of December 2016 08:40:35 PM

    This is the name of prophet Noah’s (as) son in Islam. A fine name. 🙂

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