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Origin of the name SAMAR.
Etymology of the name SAMAR.
Meaning of the baby name SAMAR.

  

SAMAR (سمر).  A feminine form of Arabic Samir (q.v.), meaning "night thoughts," from the vocabulary word samar (night, darkness; shadow; time). (A vocabulary, Persian, Arabic, and English, Richardson,1810).  It is rendered by some authors "companion in night talk."  In Arabian Nights, it is conversatio nocturna, "the story-teller who in camp or house whiles away the evening hours."  Also see Sameera, Samira, and Samirah.

... Now it fortuned that he heard one night from a certain of his nocturnal reciters5 that among women are those who are doughtier than the doughtiest men and prower of prowess, and that among them are some who will engage in fight singular with the sword and others who beguile the quickest-witted of Walis and baffle them and bring down on them all manner of miseries;...
    5 Arab. "Sammár" (from Samar, = conversatio nocturna), = the story-teller who in camp or house whiles away the evening hours. (The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (Supplemental Nights), Smithers-Burton, v.9, 1894)

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