Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Main Origin Language: Arabic
(Or View Samir Girl)

In 2017 the name Samir...

• was given to 333 baby boys
• was the 718th most popular name for baby boys
• was 29% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Connecticut, Maryland, and Virginia
• was about as popular as Leandro and Jaziel
Babies Named Samir Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Samir...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 30926% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 134% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Micah, Yehuda, Yisroel, Rivka, Alia, Malka
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rudy, Nelson, Peter, Janette, Rosa, Colleen
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Samir Per State
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Geographically the name Samir...

• 116% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Sincere, Cairo, Emory, Noel, Aminah, Amina
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Asher, Greyson, Jasper, Brooklyn, Audrey, Hazel
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Samir by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Samir are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Samir will be the only kid named Samir in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Samir compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Samir rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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