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Popularity
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Sami

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: All hearing
  • #3706 All Time
Girls
Boys
More Popular Potential Spellings
124k Sam
44k Sammy
28k Sammie

How popular is the name "Sami" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1945550
1947550
1948550
1953660
1954550
1955505
1956660
1957231310
195918126
196010100
19611587
1962231310
196320137
1964312011
1965281711
1966312011
1967291613
1968311912
196924168
1970341915
1971341915
1972301911
1973291712
1974412417
1975381820
1976582830
1977381919
1978572532
1979412120
1980341123
1981401525
1982522230
1983661848
1984601743
1985611546
1986621547
1987793544
1988932865
1989911873
1990891871
19911082781
1992981484
19931011685
19941223488
1995962274
199612825103
199713125106
19981213190
19991051095
20001132093
200114418126
200214016124
200314623123
200416123138
200517139132
200615722135
200716526139
200817722155
200916424140
201016226136
201115814144
201214925124
201315521134
201416821147

Want to know about the populiarty of Sami? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,787 babies born with the name Sami in the United States. That's more than enough Samis to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1945 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sami" was in 2008 with a total of 155 babies.

According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sami" is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of only 91 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Sami" mean?

Sami (Arabic): All hearing

The name "Sami" is of Arabic origin and it means "All hearing". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 10 other names that are similar to this one.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

I is for ideals, no higher!

Your name in reverse order is "Imas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Amsi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Sami popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sami in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Sami

Sami Hyypia

Sami Hyypia is a football biography. Sami was born in 1973 in Porvoo, Finland.

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Sami Kapanen

Sami Kapanen is an ice hockey player. Sami was born in 1973 in Vantaa, Finland.

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Past life for Sami born Jan 14, 1927

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Sami

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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