World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Article Id: WHEBN0001528252
Reproduction Date:

Title: Sam  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Nariman (father of Sām), Rostam, Samudra, Sheikh Hamid-i Veli Somuncu Baba, Bozorgmehr
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Sam is a forename or nickname, often used by people named "Samuel" or "Samantha".

Sam, SAm or SAM may refer to:


  • Surnames 1
  • Animals 2
  • In business 3
    • Businesses and organisations 3.1
    • Business terminology 3.2
  • In arts and entertainment 4
    • Fictional characters 4.1
    • Film and television 4.2
    • Music 4.3
    • Other uses in arts and entertainment 4.4
  • People 5
  • Places 6
  • In science and technology 7
    • Biology, chemistry and medicine 7.1
    • Physics and astronomy 7.2
    • Software and computing 7.3
    • Other uses in science and technology 7.4
  • Other uses 8
  • See also 9



  • Sam (army dog) (died 2000), former army dog that was awarded the Dickin Medal
  • Sam (koala) (died 2009), koala rescued after the 2009 bush fires in Victoria, Australia
  • Sam (orangutan), an orangutan that starred in the movie Dunston Checks In
  • Sam (ugly dog) (1990–2005), dog voted the world's ugliest dog in 2003, 2004, and 2005
  • Unsinkable Sam, a cat who survived the sinkings of three military ships during World War Two

In business

Businesses and organisations

Business terminology

In arts and entertainment

Fictional characters

Film and television


Other uses in arts and entertainment


  • Sām, a Persian folk hero, whose name means "very dark"
  • Sam (Book of Mormon), the third son of Lehi and elder brother to the prophet Nephi
  • Michael Sam (born 1990), American football player
  • Eliza Sam or Cen Lixiang (born 1984), Chinese-Canadian actress


In science and technology

Biology, chemistry and medicine

Physics and astronomy

Software and computing


Other uses in science and technology

Other uses

See also

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.