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Samir

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Companion
  • #2979 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Samir in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 5 0 5
1957 5 0 5
1960 5 0 5
1961 7 0 7
1962 8 0 8
1963 9 0 9
1964 12 0 12
1965 10 0 10
1966 12 0 12
1967 17 0 17
1968 15 0 15
1969 41 0 41
1970 39 0 39
1971 34 0 34
1972 39 0 39
1973 49 0 49
1974 58 0 58
1975 59 0 59
1976 50 0 50
1977 79 0 79
1978 77 0 77
1979 79 0 79
1980 87 0 87
1981 64 0 64
1982 90 0 90
1983 80 0 80
1984 93 0 93
1985 97 0 97
1986 72 0 72
1987 92 0 92
1988 94 0 94
1989 103 0 103
1990 121 0 121
1991 120 0 120
1992 124 0 124
1993 112 0 112
1994 128 0 128
1995 118 0 118
1996 123 0 123
1997 146 0 146
1998 167 0 167
1999 164 0 164
2000 193 0 193
2001 201 0 201
2002 198 0 198
2003 229 12 217
2004 227 5 222
2005 247 0 247
2006 249 5 244
2007 262 5 257
2008 255 0 255
2009 321 6 315
2010 270 5 265
2011 327 8 319
2012 300 0 300
2013 298 8 290
2014 309 0 309
2015 335 5 330

Want to know about the popularity of the Samir baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,125 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 was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Samir" was in 2015 with a total of 330 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Samir" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Illinois 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.

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Where is the name Samir popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Samir

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Samir

Samir Doughty
Samir Khan
Samir Paul
Samir Khuller
Samir Nasri
Samir Bannout
Samir Brikho
Samir Geagea
Samir Handanovic
Samir Kaul

Alternative Meanings

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

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

Past life for Samir born Oct 24, 1949

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 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

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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