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Girl Name: Samia

Name: Samia
Pronunciation: \s(a)-mia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: on high, exalted
Origin: Arabic
Sounds Like: Sami, Samma
Similar Names: Camia, Damia, Jamia, Sadia, Safia, Samira
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 42245


Samia \s(a)-mia\ as a girl's name is a variant of Samya (Arabic), and the meaning of Samia is "on high, exalted".

The baby name Samia sounds like Sami and Samma. Other similar baby names are Camia, Damia, Jamia, Sadia, Safia and Samira.


Samia is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#42245 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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