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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 Samra

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A user from California, U.S. says the name Samra is of Arabic origin and means "Brunette or tanned look".
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Samra

Omar Samra is an adventure, mountaineering, entrepreneurship, motivational speaker, and writer. Omar was born on August 11th, 1978.


Bishop was born on August 15th, 1944 in Paterson, New Jersey.


Ofer was born in 1954 in Israel.


Amarjit Singh Samra is a Minister for Revenue, Rehabilitation, MLA, Punjab, Member of the Legislative Assembly, and India. Amarjit was born on November 24th, 1943 in Jalandhar.


Kristos was born in 15 in Ethiopia. She died in 15.


Joti was born in Vancouver.


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International Interest for Samra

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Samra as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Samra U.S.
  White 36.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 60.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Samra

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

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Fun Facts about the name Samra

  • How Popular is the name Samra? Samra is the 18,196th most popular name of all time. As a last name Samra was the 19,489th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Samra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 414 babies born with the first name Samra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Samra to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Samra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Samra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Samra is Saturday, March 10th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Samra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samra was in 2003 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Samra Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samra is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Samra: Your name in reverse order is Armas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rasam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Samra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,386 people with the last name Samra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Samra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Samra as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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