Definitions for Samuel
ˈsæm yu əlsamuel
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(Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king
A male given name from Hebrew.
It was quite unnecessary to call Samuel Weller; for Samuel Weller stepped briskly into the box the instant his name was pronounced; and placing his hat on the floor, and his arms on the rail, took a bird’s–eye view of the Bar, and a comprehensive survey of the Bench, with a remarkably cheerful and lively aspect. ‘What’s your name, sir?’ inquired the judge. / ‘Sam Weller, my Lord,’ replied that gentleman. / ‘Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?’ inquired the judge. / ‘That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord,’ replied Sam; ‘I never had occasion to spell it more than once or twice in my life, but I spells it with a "V." ’ / Here a voice in the gallery exclaimed aloud, ‘Quite right too, Samivel, quite right. Put it down a "we," my Lord, put it down a "we."’
One of two books of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
The primary author and central character of the first book of Samuel.
Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Samuel, from Ancient Greek Σαμουήλ (Samouḗl), from Biblical Hebrew שְׁמוּאֵל (šəmûʾēl, literally " the one who listens to God").
Samuel is a figure who, in the narratives of the Hebrew Bible, plays a key role in the transition from the biblical judges to the United Kingdom of Israel under Saul, and again in the monarchy's transition from Saul to David. He is venerated as a prophet in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In addition to his role in the Hebrew scriptures, Samuel is mentioned in Jewish rabbinical literature, in the Christian New Testament, and in the second chapter of the Quran (although Islamic texts do not mention him by name). He is also treated in the fifth through seventh books of Antiquities of the Jews, written by the Jewish scholar Josephus in the first century. He is first called "the Seer" in 1 Samuel 9:9.
Samuel is primarily a masculine given name of Hebrew origin that means "name of God" or "God has heard". It is also commonly used as a surname. Samuel appears in the Old Testament of the Bible as a prophet and judge who anointed Saul and David as kings of Israel. There are several famous people named Samuel, such as American author Samuel Clemens (better known as Mark Twain), and former U.S. Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Samuel J. Tilden.
Samuel is a leader of ancient Israel in the Books of Samuel in the Hebrew Bible. He is also known as a prophet and is mentioned in the second chapter of the Qur'an, although not by name. His status, as viewed by rabbinical literature, is that he was the last of the Hebrew Judges and the first of the major prophets who began to prophesy inside the Land of Israel. He was thus at the cusp between two eras. According to the text of the Books of Samuel, he also anointed the first two kings of the Kingdom of Israel: Saul and David.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Jewish prophet, born, of the tribe of Levi, about 1155 B.C.; consecrated by his mother from earliest years to the service of the Lord; who became a judge when he was 40, anointed first Saul and then David to be king over the till then disunited tribes of Israel, and thus became the founder of the Jewish monarchy.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Samuel is ranked #1558 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Samuel surname appeared 23,125 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Samuel.
53.6% or 12,395 total occurrences were Black.
23% or 5,328 total occurrences were White.
15.7% or 3,645 total occurrences were Asian.
3.8% or 886 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.8% or 664 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.9% or 210 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of Samuel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Samuel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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