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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Samir

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Samir in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Samir:

  • Records indicate that 4,956 boys in the United States have been named Samir since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2011, when 318 people in the U.S. were given the name Samir. Those people are now 9 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Samir

    89% Approval Rating
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      8 Positive Comments

  • "hello all samirs and my brother in morocco habib my name is also samir and im from london. i love my name and kno five other samirs all born in the 80's. it depends on what nationality you are and who your talking too on how you spell and say your name." Oct. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i like the name coz i think its meaning is also cool and the meaning is air. si with this name evantually a person can be a part of the holly nature" Dec. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Antichrist's name is Samir, as: (From Samiria), shortened "Sam" (when he came to the west) thousand years ago." Dec. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Loads of people pronounce it wrong! even my own sister, however, more people are pronouncing it right everyday" Apr. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I used to insist on being called Sam but when I started letting people know my real name they all fell in love with it and wanted to call me Samir. I introduce myself as Samir now and the only people that call me Sam are my old friends who knew my as that for years." Jun. 18, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "When your name is samir :P u can call your self samie sam :P wounderful thx dad for giving me that name !" Dec. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my sons name is samir and i love the name. I am american and his father is Pakistani. In indian movies, it happens to be a very popular name." Dec. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's my name, hehe, and i am not indian, neither arabic....however when indians see me, they get surprised that my name is Samir, cause they think it is indian name, same with arabs...I am too white for both :))) I love my name, russian girls go crazy when they hear it..." Nov. 29, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "My name is Samir,and ironically I hated it till I came to US:) Here this name sounds so different and cool..So, I like it now..:p There is a fieminine version- Samira which is another cool name, cause it comes from Samir..lolz anyways, thumbs up" Dec. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      6 Neutral Comments

  • "So we are all samirs here that's nice to see more people like us since I see it's rare" Oct. 30, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Samir. I have lived in Denmark and Poland most of my life, and overhere people like my name. Its easy to pronounce. The only thing is whether u wanna call him Sameer, Samir, Samer, Samire. I think the most standard is Sameer and Samir. The other ones are not so common. Greetings Samir Salman" May. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well I'm pregnant and plan to name my son Samir nice comments. Its different and that's a good thing." Mar. 31, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Samir...from Afghanistan.....and i like my name... Because...without body should live..." Mar. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "numele sotului meu este samir si-m place foarte mult acest nume. la noi in oras este un barbat foarte vestit cu numele asta si mai multi ma intreaba daca sunt sotia acelui barbat:D. Ma amuza acest lucru. Oricum sotul meu este respectat in zona noastra, nu stiu daca si numele contribuie la respect dar are rezonanata numele lui la noi deoarece este destul de rar" Dec. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm gonna revoke this name cuz you guys are such fags!! - The REAL Samir" Jan. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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