Sama Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Samá): from the Biblical personal name. Catalan (Samà): habitational name from Samà, a place in Catalonia. Asturian-Leonese: in some cases, a habitational name from any of various places in Asturies named Sama. Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Rajput) name of unknown meaning. The Samas are believed to be an offshoot of the Jadeja tribe. Japanese (not common in Japan): variously written, the name appears to be topographic, deriving from the word semai ‘narrow’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sala, Sada, Rama, Lama, Sawa, Sava, Sem, Saba, Sale, Sani

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Between 1964 and 2004, Sama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sama in 1964 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

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