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FOR REAL: Samantha's origins are obscure. It first appeared in the southern states of the USA in the 18th century. It has been suggested that the name originated with African slaves. It appears to be a feminine form of Samuel by adding the ending -antha. It didn't become popular until the 1960s with the character on the television show Bewitched.

diminutives: Sam, Sammie

related names: Samuel