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Samantha

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By Martin Thomas Creative Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 44 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: American

Meaning: Equality, Bordering

Pronunciation: suh-MAN-thuh, /səˈmænθə/, S AH M AE N TH AH

Popularity Rank: #463

On this page:

  • 1. Samantha Meaning
  • 2. Samantha Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Samantha
  • 4. Translations of Samantha
  • 5. Samantha Name Popularity
  • 6. Samantha popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Samantha
  • 8. Latest News about Samantha
  • 9. Nicknames for Samantha
  • 10. Samantha Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Samantha

Samantha Meaning

The name Samantha is of English origin and means 'listener' or 'listener of God'. It gained popularity in the 18th century and has remained a popular choice for baby girls ever since.

Samantha also means "Equality, Bordering".

Samantha is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Italy, and 94 more countries.

Samantha Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: suh-MAN-thuh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /səˈmænθə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: S AH M AE N TH AH

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

TH: Pronounce as in "thin" (TH IH N)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Samantha

Samantha Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Samantha is recorded 122,128 times globally, ranking it as the 463th most common name worldwide.

Samantha is most prevalent in United States of America, with 37,317 occurrences, making it the 126th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Samantha is found among 1 in every 26 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Samantha Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United States of America#1261 : 48
United Kingdom#1101 : 26
Italy#3671 : 83
South Africa#1531 : 263
Mexico#3661 : 153
France#5571 : 229
Canada#831 : 81
Netherlands#2771 : 110
Colombia#9101 : 569
Malaysia#8451 : 1,264
Singapore#2721 : 428
Ireland#2471 : 74
Peru#9011 : 849
Brazil#9921 : 777
Hong Kong#3891 : 433
Germany#7561 : 376
Spain#1,1671 : 710
Saudi Arabia#3,4911 : 3,518
Jamaica#371 : 106
Belgium#8261 : 447
Chile#1,0121 : 985
Philippines#1531 : 423
Costa Rica#4571 : 251
Kuwait#7051 : 1,132
United Arab Emirates#1,4601 : 1,826
Switzerland#5271 : 370
Qatar#8071 : 1,334
Nigeria#2,8751 : 3,765
Guatemala#7871 : 757
Cameroon#1,1111 : 1,898
Bolivia#1,6001 : 1,720
Panama#1,0171 : 1,064
Oman#3,3381 : 4,009
Austria#9271 : 785
China#5511 : 1,103
Ecuador#3841 : 487
Mauritius#8831 : 1,070
Portugal#1,1671 : 1,369
Namibia#4641 : 1,210
Macao#4931 : 1,023
Taiwan#6141 : 2,130
Israel#4,5261 : 3,339
Argentina#1,8701 : 2,541
Bahrain#1,8741 : 3,225
Morocco#9,5271 : 12,536
Egypt#20,8881 : 27,639
Lebanon#2,3111 : 2,488
Luxembourg#3941 : 459
Botswana#4131 : 1,088
India#7,0461 : 11,808
Sweden#1,4471 : 1,439
Algeria#11,8831 : 20,468
Malta#3181 : 365
Palestine#5,6051 : 5,269
Russia#6,4201 : 6,562
Bangladesh#5,9981 : 8,356
Denmark#1,0891 : 1,583
Japan#1,1261 : 1,786
Norway#1,2161 : 1,943
Tunisia#9,3041 : 14,661
Jordan#5,4411 : 8,095
Turkey#15,6541 : 27,538
Iran#4,5271 : 4,988
Czechia#1,5741 : 2,056
Croatia#1,1171 : 1,061
Uruguay#2,3081 : 3,446
Finland#2,5371 : 3,962
Ghana#2,5671 : 6,177
Cyprus#6611 : 1,046
Poland#1,9861 : 3,193
Greece#2,9511 : 4,158

List of countries the name Samantha is rarely found

Samantha popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Samantha from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Samantha

📰 Latest News about Samantha

Stay updated with the most recent news about Samantha. Read on to catch up with Samantha's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 25, 2024 09:14 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Baristanet Profile: Samantha Hahn - Montclair Local
    Source: Montclair Local | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Sofia Richie gives birth to a baby girl named Eloise Samantha Grainge - Daily Mail
    Source: Daily Mail | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Naga Chaitanya reacts as fans go crazy seeing Samantha Ruth Prabhu and his wedding scene at ... - India Forums
    Source: India Forums | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Naga Chaitanya's reaction to fans' celebrations during Samantha Ruth Prabhu & his wedding scene in 'Manam' is priceless - The Times of India
    Source: The Times of India | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Samantha proudly displays her ticep dip body - Telugu Cinema
    Source: Telugu Cinema | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Naga Chaitanya Blushes When He Sees Samantha - M9
    Source: M9 | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Pic: Samantha Became Fitness Freak.. - Greatandhra
    Source: Greatandhra | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Samantha flaunts her tricep in a new stunning picture: Chinmayi, Hansika Motwani REACT - PINKVILLA
    Source: PINKVILLA | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Samantha Sizzles In Smoking Hot Top - M9
    Source: M9 | Published on: May 23, 2024
  • Pic Talk: After Samantha Did Lots Of Triceps - Gulte
    Source: Gulte | Published on: May 23, 2024

Nicknames for Samantha

Sammie, Sammy, Samm, Mantha, Samara, Samster, Samwise, Samsational, Sambutiful, Samtastic

Samantha Name Poster

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