Name: Samara

Origin and Meaning of the Name Samara

  • Meaning:
    Regard; guardian
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  • Meaning:
    Elm seed
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    (sah MAYR ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Samara

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In the bible, there is a place named Samaria which could be where this name originates from. Samaria means "mountain lookout" or "watch mountain".

    A samara is a flattened fruit, commonly called a 'helicopter' and found on trees such as the maple.

    Samara is a city in south-east Russia, on the Samara river - a tributary of the Volga.

    Samara is also the name of a character in 'The Ring' movies.

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