Gender: Masculine
Origin: Arabic  صمد
Meaning: “eternal.”

The name is derived from the Arabic Aṣ-Ṣamad (the eternal), one of the names of God.

Its Bosnian form of Samed is the 93rd most popular male name in Bosnia & Herzegovina, (2010).

The name was borne by Azeri-Russian General, Samad bey Mehmandarov (1855-1931) and Azeri poet, Samad Vurgun (1906-1956)

Other forms of the name include:

  • Samed (Albanian/Bosnian)
  • Səməd (Azeri)
  • Semed (Kurdish/Turkish)

Samad is used throughout the Islamic world.

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