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7k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Samir

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Companion
  • #3001 All Time
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How popular is the name "Samir" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1953505
1957505
1960505
1961707
1962808
1963909
196412012
196510010
196612012
196717017
196815015
196941041
197039039
197134034
197239039
197349049
197458058
197559059
197650050
197779079
197877077
197979079
198087087
198163063
198290090
198380080
198493093
198597097
198672072
198792092
198894094
19891030103
19901210121
19911190119
19921240124
19931120112
19941280128
19951190119
19961230123
19971460146
19981670167
19991640164
20001930193
20012010201
20021980198
200322912217
20042275222
20052470247
20062495244
20072625257
20082550255
20093216315
20102705265
20113278319
20123000300
20132988290
20143090309

Want to know about the populiarty of Samir? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,789 babies born with the name Samir in the United States. That's more than enough Samirs to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1953 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Samir" was in 2011 with a total of 319 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Samir" is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 309 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Samir" mean?

Samir (Arabic): Companion

The name "Samir" is of Arabic origin and it means "Companion". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

A is for activities, for you have many.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Your name in reverse order is "Rimas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Irams". 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 Samir popular?



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

Past life for Samir born Aug 24, 2003

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 Thailand approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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