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Samantha Girl Name


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Samantha name image The name Samantha is of English origin, and is a feminine form of Samuel.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Samantha has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Samantha
Use of the Name Samantha for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
459,969459,561419,884176,54875,06527,38613,580
The table below indicates the number of times the name Samantha has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Samantha
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
188036521  
188150112  
188249015  
188347917  
188453916  
188553817  
188665413  
188758316  
188859319  
188971814  
189072115  
189160620  
189266120  
189365620  
189477916  
189581416  
189678518  
189792613  
189874321  
189986715  
190070227  
190185216  
190293315  
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190798416  
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1959996113  
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1964474419  
19651791,955  
19661821,797  
19671761,804  
19681362,333  
19691402,421  
19701492,289  
19711442,208  
19721372,217  
19731352,115  
19741282,249  
19751012,823  
1976853,342  
1977853,273  
1978743,877  
1979674,442  
1980584,909  
1981515,498  
1982446,756  
1983407,704  
1984398,021  
19852910,648  
19862114,072  
19871117,929  
1988820,671  
1989624,787926121
1990525,864  
1991525,636  
1992624,394  
1993423,640  
1994422,807  
1995421,626  
1996520,536  
1997620,145  
1998320,170  
1999519,006  
2000717,236  
2001715,826  
2002914,617  
20031013,806  
2004913,580  
Totals:  459,969 121

During the last 125 years, parents have used Samantha as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Samantha appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 66 times during the last 125 years.


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