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 Samb

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

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

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Samb

Cheikh Samb is a basketball player for the → Fort Wayne Mad Ants, → Colorado 14ers, CB Cornellà, Detroit Pistons, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, Real Madrid Baloncesto, and Mahram Tehran BC. He was most active from 2005 to present. Cheikh was born on October 22nd, 1984 in Dakar, Senegal.


Amadou Samb is a soccer player for the S.S.D. Monza 1912, A.C. Chievo Verona, U.S. Cremonese, A.C. Lumezzane, Hellas Verona F.C., KF Teuta Durrës, and Floriana F.C. Amadou was born on April 22nd, 1988 in Thiès, Senegal. Amadou is also known as Samb and Amadou.


Yamar was born on September 24th, 1952.


Victor Samb is a soccer player for the Amiens AC, FC Saarbrücken, Sporting Toulon Var, R.E. Virton, FK Senica, UJA Maccabi Paris Métropole, and Paris FC. Victor was born on November 12th, 1985 in Senegal.


Falou Samb is an athlete for the Genoa C.F.C. Primavera.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Samb U.S.
  White 15.94% 64.26%
  African American 82.61% 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 Samb

People with the last name Samb are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Samb

  • How Popular is the name Samb? As a last name Samb was the 70,833rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Samb first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Samb is Monday, April 6th, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Samb? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Samb. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Samb: Your name in reverse order is Bmas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Masb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Samb? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 276 people with the last name Samb.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Samb? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Samb 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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