Samar (name)

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Gender Female and Male
Word/Name Arabic and Sanskrit
Meaning "Evening conversations", "War"
Other names
Related names Samer, Samra

Samar is an Arabic given name meaning "evening conversations", or "night talk".[1] Samar in Arabic is a cognate of the Hebrew name Shamar which means to preserve.[2] Samar is a male/female name in Islamic culture and also means "fruit" or "reward". In Hindi, Samar is a male name and means "war" from the Sanskrit Samara.[3]

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People with the given name Samar[edit]


  1. ^ "Samar". Baby Names World. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  2. ^ Bauckham, Richard (2006), Jesus and the eyewitnesses: the Gospels as eyewitness testimony, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, p. 255, ISBN 978-0-8028-3162-0 
  3. ^ "Samar Meaning. Baby Names & Meanings. What Does Samar Mean?". Retrieved 2011-06-12.