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Sami

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124k Sam
44k Sammy
28k Sammie

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 5 5 0
1947 5 5 0
1948 5 5 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 5 0 5
1956 6 6 0
1957 23 13 10
1959 18 12 6
1960 10 10 0
1961 15 8 7
1962 23 13 10
1963 20 13 7
1964 31 20 11
1965 28 17 11
1966 31 20 11
1967 29 16 13
1968 31 19 12
1969 24 16 8
1970 34 19 15
1971 34 19 15
1972 30 19 11
1973 29 17 12
1974 41 24 17
1975 38 18 20
1976 58 28 30
1977 38 19 19
1978 57 25 32
1979 41 21 20
1980 34 11 23
1981 40 15 25
1982 52 22 30
1983 66 18 48
1984 60 17 43
1985 61 15 46
1986 62 15 47
1987 79 35 44
1988 93 28 65
1989 91 18 73
1990 89 18 71
1991 108 27 81
1992 98 14 84
1993 101 16 85
1994 122 34 88
1995 96 22 74
1996 128 25 103
1997 131 25 106
1998 121 31 90
1999 105 10 95
2000 113 20 93
2001 144 18 126
2002 140 16 124
2003 146 23 123
2004 161 23 138
2005 171 39 132
2006 157 22 135
2007 165 26 139
2008 177 22 155
2009 164 24 140
2010 162 26 136
2011 158 14 144
2012 149 25 124
2013 155 21 134
2014 168 21 147
2015 182 14 168

Want to know about the popularity of the Sami baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,969 babies born with the name Sami in the United States. That's more than enough Samis to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sami" was in 2015 with a total of 168 babies.

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sami" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 164 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Sami popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sami" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sami as well as things modernly associated with the name Sami such as celebrities named Sami.

Origin and Meaning of Sami

The name "Sami" is of Arabic origin, and it means "All hearing". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Sami

Sami Gayle
Sami Khedira
Sami Malek
Sami Miro
Sami Yusuf
Sami Zayn
Sami Miro Wiki
Sami Nefissi
Sami People
Sami Zayn Theme

Alternative Meanings

S is for select, as few are chosen.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

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 "Msai". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Sami born Feb 4, 1972

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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