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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Samari mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Samari

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  • According to a user from Colorado, United States, the name Samari is of Unknown origin and means "Protected by god".
Other origins: Arabic, English, Hebrew, Spanish, and Turkish

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Alt. Meaning

S is for select, as few are chosen.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for activities, for you have many.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

Notable Persons Named Samari

Samari Rolle is an american football player. His career lasted from 1998 to 2009. Samari was born on August 10th, 1976 in Miami.


Samari Moitapari is a sports team member for the Dynamic Togolais.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 7 7 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 28 15 13
1999 25 14 11
2000 55 33 22
2001 68 28 40
2002 72 37 35
2003 60 37 23
2004 113 63 50
2005 87 53 34
2006 89 62 27
2007 122 93 29
2008 130 87 43
2009 110 77 33
2010 112 82 30
2011 86 62 24
2012 66 56 10
2013 72 49 23
2014 69 51 18
2015 51 35 16
2016 59 37 22
2017 58 43 15

Where is the name Samari popular?

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Popularity of Samari as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Samari U.S.
  White 69.31% 64.26%
  African American 8.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Samari

People with the last name Samari are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Samari

  • How Popular is the name Samari? Samari is the 7,827th most popular name of all time. As a last name Samari was the 159,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Samari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,600 babies born with the first name Samari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Samari to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Samari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Samari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Samari is Monday, April 14th, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Samari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samari was in 2007 with a total of 93 babies.
  • Random Samari Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samari is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Samari: Your name in reverse order is Iramas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smaari. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Samari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 101 people with the last name Samari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Samari? Samari is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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