Sami

Sami - A very unique male name



  Sep 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sami, meaning exalted, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1975 on position #1892. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sami and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sami? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sami. The baby boy name Sami was given to 77 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1338 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 21,312 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sami peaked in popularity 13 years ago in 2004 on position 1026.



Famous with this name

Sami Gayle
Sami Bouzid
Sami Paakkarinen


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Sami is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sami is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #646 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,648.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sami is where you live.


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Sami origin and meaning

Sami is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means exalted. To see famous people named Sami, pop culture references for the name Sami and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sami

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sami, sorted by popularity.

Sean / Shawn / Shane / Sam / Shaun / Shannon / Simon / Sammy / Sammie / Sonny /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121338
20111144
20101207
20091189
20081086
20071238
20061110
20051080
20041026
20031117
20021156
20011102
20001336
19991188
19981193
19971050
19961148
19951238
19941332
19931179
19921154
19911201
19901492
19891161
19881222
19871505
19861859
19851333
19841256
19831223
19821725
19811980
19792039
19751892

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts646
New York708
Ohio854
Virginia942
New Jersey1066
Michigan1155
Pennsylvania1298
California1503
Texas1648

Even more about Sami


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sami a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sami?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sami
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 21,312
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1975
2012 births +77

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