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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Samiah

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Samiah means "Forgiver" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Samiah means "elevated status,lofty".
  • A user from Mississippi, United States says the name Samiah is of English origin and means "Smart active marvles intelgent artive helpfel".
  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Samiah is of English origin and means "Beautiful butterfly".
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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 6 6 0
1982 5 5 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 12 12 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 11 11 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 20 20 0
2000 22 22 0
2001 27 27 0
2002 39 39 0
2003 50 50 0
2004 59 59 0
2005 78 78 0
2006 83 83 0
2007 98 98 0
2008 95 95 0
2009 90 90 0
2010 87 87 0
2011 99 99 0
2012 82 82 0
2013 77 77 0
2014 66 66 0
2015 62 62 0
2016 60 60 0
2017 52 52 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Samiah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Samiah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Samiah

  • How Popular is the name Samiah? Samiah is the 8,757th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Samiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,343 babies born with the first name Samiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Samiah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Samiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Samiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Samiah is Wednesday, September 28th, 1938.
  • What year had the most people named Samiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samiah was in 2011 with a total of 99 babies.
  • Random Samiah Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samiah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Samiah: Your name in reverse order is Haimas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiamhs. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Samiah born Mar 28, 2014

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Austria approximately on 1825. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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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).