The 50 Best Middle Names for Samuel

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When you’re about to have a baby, your life undoubtedly flips on its head.

You have tons of things to think about, decide, and wonder, not the least of which is your baby’s name!

A person’s name is much more than just a label. It plays a major part in how a person sees himself as well as how others perceive him.

So it’s no surprise people spend hours searching Google for the perfect baby names.

You can easily devote so much time to finding the best first name that you run out of time to find a great middle name.

That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!

Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Samuel.

I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.

Hope it helps!


Middle name ideas for a boy named Samuel

Let’s skip, hop, jump, and dive right into the list!

Most of these ideas come from real parents of real Samuels. I’ve also added a few (hopefully good!) ideas of my own to get you started.

  1. Samuel Abel

  2. Samuel Abram

  3. Samuel Alexander

  4. Samuel Archer

  5. Samuel Barclay

  6. Samuel Bennet

  7. Samuel Bryson

  8. Samuel Cade

  9. Samuel Carter

  10. Samuel Christopher

  11. Samuel Dante

  12. Samuel David

  13. Samuel Drake

  14. Samuel Elias

  15. Samuel Ethan

  16. Samuel Francis

  17. Samuel Garrett

  18. Samuel Grayson

  19. Samuel Gregory

  20. Samuel Henry

  21. Samuel Isaac

  22. Samuel Isaiah

  23. Samuel James

  24. Samuel Jeffrey

  25. Samuel Jonas

  26. Samuel Korbin

  27. Samuel Levi

  28. Samuel Lucas

  29. Samuel Mason

  30. Samuel Matthew

  31. Samuel Maxwell

  32. Samuel Nathan

  33. Samuel Noel

  34. Samuel Oliver

  35. Samuel Oscar

  36. Samuel Owen

  37. Samuel Parker

  38. Samuel Philip

  39. Samuel Preston

  40. Samuel Quincy

  41. Samuel Reese

  42. Samuel Reid

  43. Samuel Ryan

  44. Samuel Thomas

  45. Samuel Timothy

  46. Samuel Tyler

  47. Samuel Victor

  48. Samuel Wyatt

  49. Samuel Xavier

  50. Samuel Zachary

My favorite middle names for Samuel are Samuel Levi and Samuel Lucas.

I like how these “L” names flow so well with the name Samuel. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!


Meaning of the name Samuel

According to BabyCenter, Samuel is of Hebrew origin and means “heard God” or “asked of God.”

The latter meaning refers to the story in the Bible where Hannah asked God for a son, and God granted her request.

The name Samuel came in at number 34 on the popularity list for boys names of 2021. It jumped up the list 5 spaces since 2020. It’s a timeless classic, after all!

Some famous people with the name Samuel are actor Samuel Leroy Jackson and writer Samuel Barclay Beckett.


Wrapping Up

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Try this:

Browse discussion forums like Baby Name Wizard, Nameberry, or Babycenter. You’ll find tons of old threads where parents kick around middle names for Samuel. Or start your own thread to get some fresh input!

Next, why not consider a different first name if you’re stuck? Try Caleb, Connor, or Nicholas.

Finally, check out some of my favorite guides that’ll help you get ready for baby:

Hope this helps!

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