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Girl Name: Samara

Name: Samara
Pronunciation: \s(a)-ma-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: guardian or protected by God; night talk
Origin: Russian
Sounds Like: Samaria, Samira
Variant forms: Sammara, Semara
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2441
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 78802


Samara \s(a)-ma-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced sah-MAH-ah. It is of Hebrew and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Samara is "guardian or protected by God; night talk". The name of a Russian city. Samarra is the name of an ancient Iraqi city.

Samara has 2 variant forms: Sammara and Semara.

Baby names that sound like Samara are Samaria and Samira.


Samara is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2441 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#78802 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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