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.
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.
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!
Finally, check out some of my favorite guides that’ll help you get ready for baby:
- What to expect in the hospital delivery room
- Do you parenting instincts, and what are they?
- When should you start working on the nursery?
Hope this helps!