Samaria

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Samaria

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  • A submission from Arkansas, United States says the name Samaria means "A young lady" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Samaria means "Strong Defender Protecting Hands" and is of Arabic origin.
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  1. An ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel; the site is in present-day northwestern Jordan
Wiktionary

From Ancient Greek Σαμάρεια (Samáreia), from Hebrew שֹׁמְרוֹן (shomron).

  1. a city of ancient Palestine, in present-day West Bank
  2. A part of ancient Palestine.

Samaria was also found in the following language(s): Italian, Latin, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Samaria

Samaria M. Bailey is a united states, medical technologist, and entrepreneurship. Samaria was born on June 29th, 1947.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Samaria

Agnes was born on August 11th, 1972 in Otjiwarongo.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 6 6 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 9 9 0
1964 5 5 0
1966 5 5 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 25 25 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 11 11 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 21 21 0
1978 18 18 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 15 15 0
1981 19 19 0
1982 16 16 0
1983 17 17 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 19 19 0
1986 24 24 0
1987 17 17 0
1988 24 24 0
1989 31 31 0
1990 46 46 0
1991 50 50 0
1992 63 63 0
1993 59 59 0
1994 43 43 0
1995 71 71 0
1996 69 69 0
1997 91 91 0
1998 126 126 0
1999 114 114 0
2000 125 125 0
2001 145 145 0
2002 116 116 0
2003 175 175 0
2004 203 203 0
2005 204 204 0
2006 209 209 0
2007 241 241 0
2008 193 193 0
2009 160 160 0
2010 161 161 0
2011 152 152 0
2012 140 140 0
2013 134 134 0
2014 97 97 0
2015 94 94 0
2016 60 60 0
2017 95 95 0

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Popularity of Samaria as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Samaria

  • How Popular is the name Samaria? Samaria is the 4,484th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Samaria have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,823 babies born with the first name Samaria in the United States. That's more than enough people named Samaria to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Samaria? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Samaria first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Samaria is Saturday, January 10th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Samaria born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samaria was in 2007 with a total of 241 babies.
  • Random Samaria Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samaria is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Samaria: Your name in reverse order is Airamas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iasraam. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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