US Popularity:265
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:God has heard; Flower
Samantha is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God has heard." Although its origins are uncertain, it is believed to be a female version of Samuel blended with the Greek anthos, meaning "flower." The name was first recorded in 17th century England, but it wasn't until the 1960s that it became popular in the United States due to the whimsical television series, Bewitched. Samantha offers a variety of sweet diminutives, including Sam, Sammie, and Sami, allowing you to shorten your little one's name.

Samantha Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Samantha is currently #287 on The Bump
Girl:Samantha is currently #124 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Samantha is currently #265 in U.S. births
Girl:Samantha is currently #84 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 2
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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