What does Samia mean?
(female) Simia, Simmia, ..
(male) Sais, Sarik, .. Middle name pairings:
Samia Yusra (S.Y.), ..
How popular is Samia?
Samia is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#61544 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Samia was first listed in 1999 and reached its top rank of #1543 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is presently at #1762. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Samya is the only other prominent variation form of Samia (#1762 a year ago). These relations of Samia reached the height of their popularity a decade ago (median #1388) and have become much less common since.
Samia is pronounced similarly to Cima, Cyma, Samey, Sami, Samma, Sammee, Sammey, Sammi, Sammie, Seema, Sima, Simah, Soma, Syma and Zuma. Other suggested similar names are Camia, Carmia, Catia, Damia, Daria, Davia, Demia, Dumia, Gaia, Halia, Jamia, Kalia, Karmia, Kazia, Maia▲, Maria▼, Nania, Nasia, Pania, Pavia, Pazia, Rania, Rasia, Sacha, Sada, Sadia, Sadie▲, Sadira, Safia, Salima, Salma▲, Sam, Samaria, Samira, Samirah, Sana, Sancia, Sanna, Sara▼, Saria, Sariah, Sarika, Sarita, Sarra, Sasa, Saskia, Satina, Semira, Shalia, Shamika, Shamira, Shania▼, Sonia▼, Stacia, Stasia, Tajia, Tania▼, Vania, Xavia and Zakia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Samia.See names in meaning and etymology.