Origin of the name SAMOILO.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name SAMOILO.
Russian form of Samuel
(Greek Samouel), meaning "heard of
God." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).
... His name at my request, he
wrote in my pocket-book. First he wrote "Samuel" in
French characters, and then began "watch-maker" in Germanó"Uhr..."óbut
I checked him, and told him to write it in Russian. Thereupon he
wrote "Samoilo. Watchmaker. Vorontsovsky
Street. Own House. Kertch." (The Region of the
Eternal Fire, Marvin, 1891)