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7k
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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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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 63 0 63
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 119 0 119
1992 124 0 124
1993 112 0 112
1994 128 0 128
1995 119 0 119
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

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 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 2011 with a total of 319 babies.

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Samir" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 17 babies in California have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of only 94 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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!

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.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Samir

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

Alternative Meanings

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

R is for realist, the way you are.

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

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Past life for Samir born Mar 24, 2000

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 Northern Australia approximately on 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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