Samba

Unisex

Meaning

large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood

Origin

African

Pronunciation

/ˈsæmbə/

Traits associated with the name Samba:

Dogs named Samba tend to be loving, hard-working, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Samba?

It suggests that you have a fun and upbeat personality, and that you enjoy the lively and energetic atmosphere of a samba dance.

Is Samba a good dog name?

Samba has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Samba isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Samba is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Samba was, in the past month, the 1058th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Samba is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Samba was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Samba's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Samba is most adored in Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and New York.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, North Carolina and Iowa.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Samba.

Most popular breeds named Samba:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Rottweiler
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Chinese Shar-Pei
  5. Beagle

Samba is found in these categories:

spanish dog names
spanish

Popular dance in Latin America, influenced by African rhythms and Spanish guitar.

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