Gender: Female Pronunciation: sa-MEE-ya Meaning of Samiyah: "high, exalted, praised" Origin of Samiyah: Arabic

Samiyah Origin and Meaning

The name Samiyah is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "high, exalted, praised".

Samiyah hovers near the bottom of the US Top 1000, used expecially by Arab-American and African-American families. Variations include Samiya, Samiah, and Samia.

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MontessoriMeg Says:


I've only met girls who pronounce this with a MY sound, never MEE.

Hazelle Says:


I know a girl with a very similar name. It's spelled CeMiyah and pronounces the "mee" as a "my"