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Sami (boy)

What does Sami mean?

Sami Pronunciation of Sami [sa-mi] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Sami) is pronounced SAH-mee. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Sami is "on high, exalted".

Associated with: arabic, high (great).

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Salmi, Somi, ..

(female) Sase, Sasi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sami Estevan (S.E.), ..

How popular is Sami?

Sami is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#30161 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the birth name history of Sami for boys. Sami entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #1122 in the U.S. in 2001, and is presently at #1129. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sami name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sami outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sami is pronounced similarly to Sammey, Sammie, Sammy, Samy, Sima and Simha. Other recommended names are Elami, Fahmi, Jimi, Kaimi, Karmi, Kwami, Rami, Remi, Saad, Sabin, Sabr, Safir, Sage, Sagiv, Sahil, Said, Sail, Sal, Salim, Sam, Samm, Sapir, Sariq, Saul, Savil, Savin, Saxe, Sayid, Shadi, Shai, Shamir, Shani, Si, Sim, Syms and Umi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sami.

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