Samantha

Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #29 in 2013 and #33 in 2014.

Famous People

Samantha Lewes (TV Actress), Samantha Mathis (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Samantha Boscarino (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Samantha Harris (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Samantha Stosur (Tennis Player), Samantha Smith (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Samantha Logan (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Samantha Droke (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: The etymology is uncertain. It has been recorded in the 17th century in England https://familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3Asamantha&birth_year0=1600 Most probably a feminine form of Samuel, possibly influenced byAnthea. Other suggestions include the Aramaic noun ܫܡܥܢܬܐ ‎(šemʿanta, “listener”), from ܫܡܥ. In India, Samantha can be interpreted as a variant spelling of Samanta, from the Sanskrit word meaning "universal, adjacent".

Meaning(s):

-( female name -comes from the Hebrew language-).

In German

Origin: Borrowed from the English Samantha in the 1960s.

Meaning(s):

-( female name).