Origin: Arabic صمد
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.