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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Samaya

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  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Samaya means "Loving" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: English, African, and Indian (Sanskrit)

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Notable Persons Named Samaya

He holds the title Prince of Siam. Samaya was born as the child of Chulalongkorn on September 13th, 1888 in Grand Palace. He breathed his last breath on December 9th, 1889.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1980 5 5 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 8 8 0
1996 14 14 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 28 28 0
2000 41 41 0
2001 42 42 0
2002 74 74 0
2003 76 76 0
2004 90 90 0
2005 106 106 0
2006 170 170 0
2007 221 221 0
2008 195 195 0
2009 177 177 0
2010 121 121 0
2011 211 211 0
2012 197 197 0
2013 142 142 0
2014 111 111 0
2015 117 117 0
2016 123 123 0
2017 120 120 0

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Popularity of Samaya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Samaya

  • How Popular is the name Samaya? Samaya is the 5,971st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Samaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,426 babies born with the first name Samaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Samaya to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Samaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Samaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samaya was in 2007 with a total of 221 babies.
  • Random Samaya Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samaya is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Samaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayamas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Myaaas. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Samaya born Oct 5, 1966

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 Africa approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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