Samar name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Samar mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Samar

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Canada says the name Samar is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "Samar in originally derived from hebrew word, 'Shamar'. Samar in Arabic means, 'the conversation that takes place during the night time. Samar in Persian means, 'fruit/reward'. Samar in Sanskrit/Hindi, means 'warrior/soldier'".
  2. A user from Iran, Islamic Republic of says the name Samar means "Fruit. Originally it's Arabic word meaning fruits/harvest/yield and result".
  3. 2 submissions from Tanzania, United Republic of and India agree the name Samar means "Fruit of allah".
  4. A submission from Grenada says the name Samar means "Fruit" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  5. A submission from the United Arab Emirates says the name Samar means "Whispering at night" and is of Arabic origin.
  6. A submission from Colorado, U.S. says the name Samar means "Watches" and is of Hebrew origin.
  7. A user from Australia says the name Samar means "Battlefield commander".
  8. A submission from Saudi Arabia says the name Samar means "Moon Shadow".
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International Interest
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  1. An island in the Philippines, located in the Visayas

Notable Persons Named Samar

Notable Persons Named Samar

Samar Mubarakmand

Samar Mubarakmand is a scientist in the field of nuclear physics. Samar was born on September 17th, 1942 in Rawalpindi.

Samar Badawi

Samar was given the name Samar Mohammad Badawi on June 28th, 1981.

Samar Yazbek

Samar was born in 1970.

Samar Jai Singh

Samar Jai Singh is a film actor and acting coach. Samar was born on September 26th, 1966 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Samar Kokash

Samar Kokash is an actress - voice acting. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Samar was born on August 26th, 1972 in Damascus.

Samar Halarnkar

Samar Halarnkar is a journalist. He holds the title Editor,, and Editing. Samar was born in North Karnataka.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Samar

Notable Persons With the Last Name Samar

Sima Samar

Sima Samar is an office holder. Sima was born on February 3rd, 1957 in Jaghori, Afghanistan.

Edgar Calabia Samar

Edgar was born on February 18th, 1981 in San Pablo City, Philippines.

Ofelia Manibog Samar-Sy

Ofelia Manibog Samar-Sy is a physician, businesswoman, and humanitarian. Ofelia was given the name Ofelia Manibog Samar on January 25th, 1962 in Malawag, Nabua, Camarines Sur, Philippines.

Akim Samar

Akim was born in 1916. Akim is also known as Samar and Akim Dmitriyevich (full name). He breathed his last breath in 1943.

Devi Lal Samar


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Samar U.S.
  White 58.09% 64.26%
  African American 8.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Samar

People with the last name Samar are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Samar

  • How Popular is the name Samar? Samar is the 7,483rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Samar was the 65,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Samar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,800 babies born with the first name Samar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Samar to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Samar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Samar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Samar is Sunday, May 31st, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Samar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samar was in 2018 with a total of 76 babies.
  • Random Samar Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samar is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Samar: The name spelled backwards is Ramas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Srama. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Samar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 303 people with the last name Samar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Samar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Samar as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Samar name meaning

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