Sampson / Samson

The names Samson and Sampson in Ireland are usually of immigrant origin having been introduced into the country by settlers as early as the fourteenth century. During the seventeenth century these names became prominent in County Limerick and were also brought into the Province of Ulster. These names are therefore today quite widely dispersed.

Origin: Norman.

Spelling variations include: Sampson, Samson and others.

Motto Translated: Disgrace is worse than Death.