Samir

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Samir
Pronunciation /sæˈmr/
Gender Male
Origin
Meaning ' Indo-Aryan: gust of wind or a cool gentle breeze Arabic: charming companion or friend

Samir (variantly spelled Sameer) is a male name found commonly in the Indian subcontinent, Middle East, central Asia and Europe. In Indian languages it is derived from the Sanskrit word Samir (समीर) meaning gust of wind or gentle breeze. In Arabic, Samir (سمير) means jovial, loyal or charming companion. Samira is the feminine spelling, also found in both languages.

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  • Samir Horn, the protagonist played by Don Cheadle in the film Traitor (2008)

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