Name: Sam (see also: Sammy)
Meaning: “Heard by God”
About This Name: A Cocker Spaniel named Sam was featured in the comic book series Sam and Me and in the animated TV series The Adventures of Sam. A blind purebred hairless Chinese Crested dog named Sam won the title of “World’s Ugliest Dog” 3 times in a row, making him an international celebrity. And although not a dog, a cat dubbed “Unsinkable Sam” managed to survive 3 sinkings of military ships during World War II. A plethora of famous people are named Sam, including actor Sam Neill of Jurassic Park fame and American athlete Sam Kendricks.
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