[ 3 syll. sa-mi-ra, sam-ira ] The baby girl name Samira is pronounced Saa-MIH-R-aa- †. Samira is of Hebrew and Arabic origin. It is used mainly in African, Albanian, Arabic, English, Iranian, and Swahili. Arabic origin: Its meaning is derived from the word samara.
In addition, Samira is a form of the English and Spanish Samara.
Samira is the feminine version of the Albanian, Arabic, English, Indian, and Iranian Samir.
Samira has 13 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Sameara, Sameira, Samera, Samir, Samire, Samiria, Samiriah, Samirra, Samyra, Samyrah, and Samyre. Another English form is the spelling variant Samirah (also used in Arabic). The Arabic and Indian Sameera is a form of Samira that is used in foreign languages.
Samira is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2010s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.016% of baby girls were named Samira. It had a ranking of #914 then. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Samira, Samara was the most regularly used in 2018. It was more regularly used than Samira by 4 times in that year.
Baby names that sound like Samira include Samirah, Samyra, Samyrah, Samara, Samari, Sanura, Sanurea, Senora, Shamaree, Shamari, Shamira, Shammara, Shomera, Shunareh, Shunarreh, Shunnareh, Sinmorre, Sonora, Sumehraa, and Sumehrae.
† Pronunciation for Samira: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"