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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
112
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sameer

User Submitted Origins

English
25%
Arabic
25%
Indian (Sanskrit)
25%
Urdu,Indian
17%
Muslim
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from India says the name Sameer is of Unknown origin and means "Breeze".
  • According to a user from India, the name Sameer is of Unknown origin and means "God gifted".
  • A user from Canada says the name Sameer is of Arabic origin and means "Friend".
  • A user from Michigan, United States says the name Sameer is of Arabic origin and means "In arabic translated to english means " Friend".".
  • A user from Washington, United States says the name Sameer is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Early morning breeze".

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Wiktionary

Quranic or Islamic, from the root samara (evening or night chatting).

  1. A male given name of Arabic origin meaning "entertaining companion."
  2. A male given name of Sanskrit origin, another name for Lord Hanuman.

Notable Persons Named Sameer

Sameer Thahir is a cinematographer, director, film director, and cinematographeranddirector. He was most prominent from 2007 to 2007. Sameer was given the name Sameer C Thahir on November 7th, 1976 in Kochi.

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Sameer Dharmadhikari is an actor. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Sameer was born in Pune.

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Sameer Gehlaut is a chairman, founder of indiabulls group, entrepreneurship, and chairmanandfounderofindiabulls group. Sameer was born on March 3rd, 1974 in Rohtak.

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Sameer is a lyricist. Their ongoing career started in 1984. Sameer was given the name Shitala Pandey, nickname Rajan on February 24th, 1958 in vill. Odaar, near Benaras, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Sameer Sharma is a film director.

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Sameer Nair is an executive, political activist, ceo, and chief executive officer. Sameer was born on December 3rd, 1965 in Mumbai.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sameer

Sameer is a lyricist. Their ongoing career started in 1984. Sameer was given the name Shitala Pandey, nickname Rajan on February 24th, 1958 in vill. Odaar, near Benaras, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Mohamed Sameer is a soccer player for the Renown Sports Club and Sri Lanka national football team. Mohamed was born on April 5th, 1991 in Sri Lanka.

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M.M.M Sameer is an athlete for the Renown Sports Club.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 6 0 6
1969 5 0 5
1970 6 0 6
1971 7 0 7
1972 16 0 16
1973 18 0 18
1974 23 0 23
1975 24 0 24
1976 34 0 34
1977 35 0 35
1978 36 0 36
1979 37 0 37
1980 34 0 34
1981 42 0 42
1982 45 0 45
1983 50 0 50
1984 33 0 33
1985 28 0 28
1986 39 0 39
1987 32 0 32
1988 48 0 48
1989 47 0 47
1990 41 0 41
1991 45 0 45
1992 50 0 50
1993 57 0 57
1994 67 0 67
1995 57 0 57
1996 55 0 55
1997 65 0 65
1998 52 0 52
1999 81 0 81
2000 99 0 99
2001 123 0 123
2002 108 0 108
2003 106 0 106
2004 119 0 119
2005 136 0 136
2006 127 0 127
2007 90 0 90
2008 90 0 90
2009 83 0 83
2010 77 0 77
2011 92 0 92
2012 76 0 76
2013 66 0 66
2014 87 0 87
2015 78 0 78
2016 66 0 66
2017 61 0 61

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Popularity of Sameer as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sameer U.S.
  White 26.79% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 66.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sameer

People with the last name Sameer are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Sameer

  • How Popular is the name Sameer? Sameer is the 5,322nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sameer was the 147,253rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sameer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,899 babies born with the first name Sameer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sameer to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sameer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sameer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sameer is Saturday, September 29th, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Sameer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sameer was in 2005 with a total of 136 babies.
  • Random Sameer Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sameer is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 13 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Sameer: Your name in reverse order is Reemas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reames. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sameer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 112 people with the last name Sameer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sameer? Sameer is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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