What is the meaning of the name Samantha?

The name Samantha is primarily a female name of American origin that has an unknown or unconfirmed meaning.

There is a misconception that the name Samantha is an old English or Hebrew name. In reality, the name Samantha was first recorded in the Southern U.S. just after 1800. The name is most likely a combination of the names Samuel (Sam) and Anthea or Amarantha.

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Elizabeth, Olivia, Emma, Abigail, Charlotte, Hannah, Sophia, Benjamin, William, Samuel, Ethan, Liam, Alexander, Jacob

Names like Samantha:

Samad, Sumati, Schmidt, Skanawati, Shandi, Sandhya, Smith, Shanetha, Sandy, Shinta, Shanda, Sunita, Santi, Saint, Santa, Santo, Suyuntu, Siyanda, Senta, Smitty, Sondo, Suewinda, Sonnet, Shaunta, Sigmund, Synott, Shanti, Shanta, Suniti, Shawnda

Stats for the Name Samantha

checkmark Samantha is currently #92 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Samantha is currently #106 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Samantha:

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1. Potential for mispronunciation or misspelling
2. Commonness of the name may lead to confusion or difficulty in standing out
3. Association with certain stereotypes or preconceived notions
4. Similarity to other popular names, leading to potential mix-ups or mistaken identity
5. Difficulty in finding personalized items or monogrammed gifts due to the popularity of the name

Songs about Samantha

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Death of Samantha - Yoko Ono
Goodbye Sam hello Samantha - Cliff Richard
I Love You, Samantha - Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong
Lady Samantha - Elton John
Samantha - Diesel
Samantha - Madness
Samantha - Village People
Samantha Secret Agent - All Girl Summer Fun Band