Meaning:God has heard
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. The name was first recorded in 17th century England, but it wasn't until the 1960s that it became popular in the United States. Samantha offers a variety of sweet diminutives, including Sam, Sammie, and Sami, allowing you to shorten your little one's name.
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