Samora name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Samora

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Ghana says the name Samora is of Swahili origin and means "A mountain protected by God".
  2. A user from Australia says the name Samora means "Ruled by god".
  3. A user from Nigeria says the name Samora means "Rock".
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Notable Persons Named Samora

Notable Persons Named Samora

Samora Machel

Samora Machel was a President of Mozambique, Chairman of the Mozambique Liberation Front, and Chairman of theMozambique Liberation Front. Samora was given the name Samora Anké Machel on September 29th, 1933 in Gaza Province. He passed away on October 19th, 1986.

Samora Yunis

Samora was born in Tigray Region.

Samora Goodson

Samora Goodson is a football player. Samora was born on October 7th, 1984 in San Jose, California.

Samora Fihlani

Samora Fihlani is a rugby player. Samora was born on May 14th, 1985 in East London, Eastern Cape.

Samora Khulu

Samora Khulu was a soccer player for the African Wanderers, Kaizer Chiefs F.C., and Zulu people. Samora was born in Madadeni, Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal. He breathed his last breath on August 6th, 2008.

Samora Motloung

Samora Motloung is an athlete for the Western Province United F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Samora

Notable Persons With the Last Name Samora

Julian Samora

Julian was born in 1920. He left this life in 1996.

Rogério Samora

Rogério Samora is an actor. Rogério was born on October 28th, 1958 in Lisbon.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Samora U.S.
  White 15.22% 64.26%
  African American 1.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.97% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 78.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Samora

People with the last name Samora are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Samora

  • How Popular is the name Samora? Samora is the 18,716th most popular name of all time. As a last name Samora was the 10,140th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Samora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 418 babies born with the first name Samora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Samora to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Samora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Samora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Samora is Monday, March 20th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Samora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Samora was in 2007 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Samora Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Samora is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Samora: The name spelled backwards is Aromas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aamros. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Samora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,180 people with the last name Samora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Samora? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Samora as their last name.
  • Samora name meaning

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