Home > Sam- Names

Girl Names Starting with Sam-

Sam- baby names and what they mean, with 9 results. Sam- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread in the year 1990 (USAGE OF 1.66%) and is now much lower (USAGE 0.47%, 72%), with names such as Samantha becoming less stylish. Samara (#476) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list, while Samra (TOP 15%) and Samples (3%) are popular Sam- last names.

Sam- names

Samala - Samya

Samala, var. Sammala, Samale
Stems fr. Hebrew. "Requested of God." Samaa is a slightly favored birth name.

Samantha and variants

Samantha, var. Sammie1, Sammey, Sammee, Sammantha, Samentha, Samey, Sami1, Sam
Based on English, Hebrew languages. "God heard." Popular as last names, and Samantha (UPPER 74%), Samentha, Sammantha are similar to popular surnames Saldanha (UPPER 43%), Sangha (22%), with the -ha suffix.

Samara and variants

Samara, var. Sammara
From Hebrew, Arabic. "Guardian or protected by God." Samara is a familiar (TOP 57%) feminine name, while Sammara is scarce.

Samaria and variants

Samaria, var. Samarie
Origin fr. Hebrew, Arabic languages. "Watch tower." Samarie and variants were favored as baby names 9 years ago.

Samelle1
Form of Semele. From Greek word. Greek mythology .. Unconventional. Samelle is not found in the US Census. See also Shanelle.

Sami and variants

Sami2, var. Sammijo, Sammie2, Sammi, Samma
Origin fr. Hebrew. "God heard." Sami appears often (UPPER 20%) as a surname.

Samira and variants

Samira, var. Samirah
Stems fr. Arabic element. "Evening conversationalist." Samira is a Top 2000 baby name.

Samuela, var. Samuelle, Samuella, Samelle2, Samella
Stems fr. Hebrew. "God heard." Samella is a commonly occurring (TOP 90%) women's name, while Samuela, Samelle, Samuella and Samuelle are uncommonly used.

Samya and variants

Samya, var. Samia
Stems fr. Arabic word. "On high, exalted." Adoption of Samya and Samia as girls' names in 2016 was down 56.6% compared to a decade ago.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Sam- names for girls.

1. Samala - Samya
Samala [Samale, Sammala], Samantha [Sam, Sami, Samey, Sammie, Sammey, Sammee, Samentha, Sammantha], Samara [Sammara], Samaria [Samarie], Semele [Samelle], Sami [Sammi, Samma, Sammie, Sammijo], Samira [Samirah], Samuela [Samelle, Samella, Samuelle, Samuella], Samya [Samia]

Usage comparison for Sam- names

[Top]