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Samantha is a female given name .

Origin and meaning of the name

Samantha (also Samanta in some languages ) was adopted from English, where it is first recorded in the 17th century. The origin of the name is unknown; Possibly it is of Aramaic origin: Syrian šemʿanta ( Eng . "listener" or "obedient") is related to Sim (e) on .

Name bearers

family name