Samira

Samira - A very unique female name



  Dec 11,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Samira, meaning companion in evening conversation, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1966 on position #2554. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Samira and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Samira? 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 Samira. The baby girl name Samira was given to 176 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1095 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,030 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Samira peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2003 on position 779.



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Samira is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Samira is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #565 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,632.

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 Samira is where you live.


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Samira origin and meaning

Samira is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means companion in evening conversation. To see famous people named Samira, pop culture references for the name Samira and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Samira

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

Summer / Samara / Sommer / Samaria / Somer / Samirah / Samarah / Shamira / Shamara / Samari /

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
20121095
20111133
20101043
20091070
20081044
20071048
20061062
2005980
2004956
2003779
2002904
20011151
20001097
19991307
19981129
19971381
19961310
19951329
19941483
19931403
19921441
19911371
19901427
19891718
19881470
19871924
19861592
19851924
19841956
19832020
19821774
19811578
19801529
19791744
19782166
19772869
19743007
19732570
19702959
19692492
19662554

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota565
Massachusetts674
Maryland686
Virginia722
New York729
Florida751
Ohio834
Georgia868
Arizona949
New Jersey970
California1065
Pennsylvania1195
Illinois1424
North Carolina1539
Texas1632

Even more about Samira


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 Samira 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Samira?

3 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
2003
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Samira
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 8,030
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1966
2012 births +176

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