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

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Origin and Meaning of Samatar

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

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

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

T is for treat, that you always are.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

Notable Persons Named Samatar

Samatar Mustafa is an athlete for the Somalia national beach soccer team.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Samatar

Sofia Samatar is a fantasy, mythology, and postmodernism writer. Sofia was born on October 24th, 1971 in Indiana, United States.


Ahmed was born in 1950 in Gabiley District, Somalia.


Abdi was born in 1950 in Awdal, Somalia.


Muhammad Ali Samatar is a prime minister. They were most active from 1987 to 1990.


Hasan Adan Samatar is a music of somalia musician, actor, and performing arts. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1970. Hasan was given the name Xasan Aadan Samatar on May 23rd, 1953 in Dinsoor.


Said Sheikh Samatar was a scholarly method and writer. Said was given the name Saciid Sheekh Samatar in Ogaden. He died on February 24th, 2015.


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Popularity of Samatar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Samatar U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 96.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Samatar

People with the last name Samatar are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Samatar

  • How Popular is the name Samatar? Samatar is the 48,356th most popular name of all time. As a last name Samatar was the 73,005th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Samatar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 47 babies born with the first name Samatar in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Samatar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Samatar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samatar was in 2010 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Samatar Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samatar is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Samatar: Your name in reverse order is Ratamas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Taamars. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Samatar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 266 people with the last name Samatar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Samatar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Samatar as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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