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Samara

By Sangeetha Sivaguru Senior Content Specialist
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 20 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Olivia Musembi (Senior Content Writer)

Gender: Female

Origin: Arabic, Hebrew

Meaning: Accompanied by Gods

Pronunciation: suh-MAR-uh, /səˈmɑːrə/, S AE M ER AH

Popularity Rank: #3,522

On this page:

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

Samara Meaning

Derived from the Hebrew name Shamar, meaning 'to guard' or 'to protect'. It is also linked to the tropical tree known as the 'winged seed' tree or 'helicopter' tree.

Samara also means "Accompanied by Gods, Guardian or protector".

Samara is commonly found in Brazil, Colombia, United States of America, and 81 more countries.

Samara Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: suh-MAR-uh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /səˈmɑːrə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: S AE M ER AH

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

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

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

ER: Pronounce as in "bird" (B ER D)

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 Samara

Samara Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Samara is recorded 17,841 times globally, ranking it as the 3,522th most common name worldwide.

Samara is most prevalent in Brazil, with 6,545 occurrences, making it the 187th most popular name in the country.

In Brazil, the name Samara is found among 1 in every 124 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Samara Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
Brazil#1871 : 124
Colombia#1,2331 : 885
United States of America#2,8121 : 1,696
Morocco#1,4661 : 1,078
Spain#1,0831 : 651
Egypt#4,0861 : 3,259
Mexico#1,7631 : 1,292
Tunisia#1,1781 : 950
Algeria#2,3611 : 2,766
Syrian Arab Republic#1,8471 : 1,241
Saudi Arabia#7,2971 : 8,457
Iraq#4,6831 : 4,200
Italy#5,2041 : 4,548
United Kingdom#3,0161 : 2,117
France#5,2901 : 5,621
Lebanon#1,1671 : 1,031
Canada#2,8041 : 2,264
Peru#3,9341 : 6,917
Palestine#4,0481 : 3,255
United Arab Emirates#6,9481 : 10,366
Chile#3,9051 : 6,188
Turkey#7,9891 : 11,133
Libya#3,9761 : 6,776
Netherlands#4,7471 : 4,080
Bolivia#2,7041 : 3,890
Israel#4,7821 : 3,681
Sudan#7,9141 : 15,447
Kuwait#4,7381 : 7,733
Guatemala#2,1641 : 3,016
Russia#5,9771 : 5,983
Portugal#1,6991 : 2,344
Jordan#3,7491 : 4,733
Germany#5,7461 : 6,012
Argentina#2,3971 : 3,660
Bangladesh#6,2431 : 8,796
Switzerland#3,4561 : 3,961
Angola#1,0341 : 5,663
Uruguay#2,1061 : 3,015
Belgium#5,9621 : 7,600
South Africa#23,8961 : 65,136
Oman#12,3121 : 18,670
India#13,8481 : 28,188
Ireland#2,6801 : 3,098
Qatar#8,8821 : 16,374
Jamaica#1,5611 : 2,939
Panama#4,0991 : 7,409
Yemen#11,2291 : 24,900
Bahrain#6,0941 : 11,918
Iran#6,4231 : 8,388

List of countries the name Samara is rarely found

  • Costa Rica:19 occurrences
  • Sweden: 19 occurrences
  • Mauritius:15 occurrences
  • Czechia: 14 occurrences
  • Denmark: 13 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:13 occurrences
  • Malaysia:12 occurrences
  • Ecuador:11 occurrences
  • Nigeria:11 occurrences
  • Philippines:11 occurrences
  • Japan: 10 occurrences
  • Singapore:10 occurrences
  • Austria:8 occurrences
  • Greece: 7 occurrences
  • Hong Kong:7 occurrences
  • Luxembourg:6 occurrences
  • Bulgaria: 4 occurrences
  • China:4 occurrences
  • Norway: 4 occurrences
  • Poland: 4 occurrences
  • Puerto Rico:4 occurrences
  • Cameroon:2 occurrences
  • Finland: 2 occurrences
  • Ghana:2 occurrences
  • Macao:2 occurrences
  • Malta:2 occurrences
  • Maldives: 2 occurrences
  • Afghanistan: 1 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam: 1 occurrences
  • Botswana:1 occurrences
  • Cyprus: 1 occurrences
  • Hungary: 1 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 1 occurrences
  • Moldova: 1 occurrences
  • Taiwan:1 occurrences

Samara popularity in U.S.

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

Famous People with Name Samara

The Name 'Samara' Listed in the Following Categories

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Nicknames for Samara

Sami, Mara, Sammy, Ara, Mira, Sari, Mars, Sama, Rara, SassySam, SamiStar, SilverSam, SamaraRose, SunnySamara, SamiSparrow

Samara Name Poster

Samara Name Poster

Names similar to Samara

SamedhSameshSammatSammudSamrthSamundSamvarSamyagSangodSanhatSanjaySanjefSanvahSanvarSanvit

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