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since 1880
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433
in the U.S.
in 2010

Samia

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 6 6 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 14 14 0
1954 7 7 0
1956 8 8 0
1961 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 8 8 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 13 13 0
1971 19 19 0
1972 13 13 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 29 29 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 22 22 0
1979 28 28 0
1980 34 34 0
1981 31 31 0
1982 20 20 0
1983 27 27 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 30 30 0
1986 35 35 0
1987 34 34 0
1988 34 34 0
1989 20 20 0
1990 35 35 0
1991 37 37 0
1992 45 45 0
1993 33 33 0
1994 44 44 0
1995 39 39 0
1996 40 40 0
1997 51 51 0
1998 70 70 0
1999 81 81 0
2000 69 69 0
2001 78 78 0
2002 88 88 0
2003 117 117 0
2004 106 106 0
2005 133 133 0
2006 140 140 0
2007 134 134 0
2008 125 125 0
2009 104 104 0
2010 107 107 0
2011 84 84 0
2012 81 81 0
2013 92 92 0
2014 75 75 0
2015 118 118 0

Fun Facts about the name Samia

  • How many people with the first name Samia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,693 babies born with the first name Samia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Samia 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 Samia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Samia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Samia is Saturday, February 15th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Samia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samia was in 2006 with a total of 140 babies.
  • Random Samia Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samia is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Samia: Your name in reverse order is Aimas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asmia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Samia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 433 people with the last name Samia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Samia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Samia as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Samia as a first name

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Popularity of Samia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Samia U.S.
  White 43.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 43.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Samia

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Samia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Samia as well as things modernly associated with the name Samia such as celebrities named Samia.

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Samia Ghadie

Samia Ghadie is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Samia was born in 1982 as '''Samia Maxine Ghadie''' in Eccles, Greater Manchester, England, UK.

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Samia Smith

Samia Smith is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to present. Samia was born in 1982 as '''Samia Maxine Ghadie''' in Eccles, Greater Manchester, England, UK.

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Samia Doumit

Samia was born in 1975.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Samia

Samia Ahmed
Samia Ali
Samia Farouki
Samia Finnerty
Samia Melhem
Samia Msadek
Samia Shoaib
Samia Yakub
Samia Nkrumah

What does the name Samia mean?

Sis for success, in all you will do.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

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