Samir

Samir - A very unique male name



  Sep 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Samir, meaning a friend to talk with in the evening, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1969 on position #1276. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Samir and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Samir? 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 Samir. The baby boy name Samir was given to 264 baby boys in 2012, ranking #743 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,216 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Samir peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 707.



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Samir is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Samir is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #267 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,287.

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 Samir is where you live.


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Samir origin and meaning

Samir is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means a friend to talk with in the evening. To see famous people named Samir, pop culture references for the name Samir and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Samir

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

Seymour / Shamar / Sameer / Shemar / Sumner / Shamir / Samer / Shomari / Shamari / Shneur /

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
2012743
2011707
2010790
2009749
2008840
2007820
2006818
2005768
2004792
2003810
2002822
2001796
2000831
1999889
1998819
1997844
1996930
19951002
1994915
1993966
1992931
1991901
1990906
1989937
1988930
1987970
19861041
1985874
1984868
1983920
1982887
1981974
1980909
1979909
1978938
1977917
19761113
1975974
1974911
19731060
19721206
19711270
19701584
19691276

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania267
New York386
New Jersey447
Connecticut465
Maryland538
Virginia544
Minnesota546
North Carolina556
Massachusetts647
Missouri659
Florida751
Wisconsin753
Illinois755
Georgia776
Washington797
California835
Michigan896
Ohio1151
Texas1287

Even more about Samir


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 Samir 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 Samir?

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
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Samir
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 6,216
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1969
2012 births +264

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