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What does Semara mean?

Semara Pronunciation of Semara [se-mara] as a girls' name. The name Semara means "guardian or protected by God; night talk". Semara is a version, with the prefix Se-, of Samara (Hebrew, Arabic): the name of a Russian city.

Associated with: guardian (defender), night (black).


Semara has 1 variant: Sammara.

Creative forms:
(female) Semala, Somara, ..

(male) Semaar, Semada, ..

Middle name pairings:
Semara Julia (S.J.), ..

How popular is Semara?

Semara is a rare given name for women. Semara is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular variation form of Semara (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Samara (#634 in recent rankings). Adoption of this form of Semara was at its most widespread 9 years ago (adoption of 0.04%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.02%, down 48%). Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Semara and affiliated names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Samara in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Semara and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Semara is alike in pronunciation to Samaria, Samarie, Samira, Samirah and Semira. Other recommended names are Aesara, Amara, Ceara, Damara, Delara, Demaras, Genara, Jenara, Kamara, Keara, Meara, Nehara, Nemera, Nevara, Sagara, Sahara, Samala, Sara, Seana, Seara, Searra, Sebra, Sefira, Sera, Shamara, Shamira, Shara, Shemira, Siara, Somer, Sonora, Tamara, Teara, Temira, Temora and Yekara. These names tend to be more frequently used than Semara.

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