Name Samantha Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Samantha


Samantha is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Samantha?

Samantha is an English and American name and was first used in the 17th century. The origin of Samantha is uncertain. It presumably is a combination of the Hebrew name Samuel and the ancient Greek word “ánthos” (ᾰ̓́νθος) meaning “flower”. Besides, Samantha is of Aramaic origin.

What does the name Samantha mean?

Samantha means “name of God”, “God has heard” or “asked of God” (from Samuel) and “flower” (from ancient Greek “ánthos/ᾰ̓́νθος”). In Aramaic, Samantha means “listener” (from “šemʿanta/ܫܡܥܢܬܐ”).

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Popularity of the name Samantha

The name Samantha is ranked #2586 overall.

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