What does Sami mean?

Definitions for Sami
ˈseɪ misa·mi

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Sami.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lapp, Lapplander, Sami, Saami, Same, Saamenoun

    a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

  2. Lapp, Sami, Saami, Same, Saamenoun

    the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula


  1. SAMI

    Synchronized Accessible Media Interchange (SAMI) is a Microsoft accessibility initiative released in the summer of 1998. The structured markup language is designed to simplify creating subtitles for media playback on a PC.


  1. SAMI

    SAMI is a Microsoft accessibility initiative released in 1998. The structured markup language is designed to simplify creating captions for media playback on a PC.

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  1. sami

    Song lyrics by sami -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by sami on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. SAMI

    What does SAMI stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the SAMI acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SAMI

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sami is ranked #22906 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sami surname appeared 1,117 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sami.

    43.7% or 489 total occurrences were White.
    36.6% or 409 total occurrences were Asian.
    8.9% or 100 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    6.3% or 71 total occurrences were Black.
    3.5% or 40 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.7% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sami in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sami in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Sami in a Sentence

  1. Iggy Azalea:

    I realize that artists can become fatigued from touring the world over, but if it's your first major tour, you've got to buckle down and do it, said Sami Jarroush, a music blogger for Consequence of Sound. Short of suffering from an actual medical emergency, saying you're going to stop performing so you can take a vacation isn't exactly going to make you look good in the eyes of however many fans you have left.

  2. Martine Gosselink:

    For instance, many Dutch people don't understand why Eskimo is an offensive term, but it is, and indigenous people don't like to be called that way, also Lapland [the northern Scandinavian region populated by the Sami people] is an offensive term, but not many people know it.

  3. Jessica Dereschuk:

    (She) was one of the most vibrant, crazy, compassionate, loyal balls of energy you could ever come across in life, a conversation with her could either leave you full of adrenaline or utterly exhausted. She was a spitfire and with Sami you never knew what she'd throw your way - but you always knew she would be there for you. She was awesome like that.

  4. Erick Arnoldson:

    Be on the lookout for our Smart Aquatic Marine Instrument( SAMI) app, it will allow you to program your Livingston Lure with your smartphone. You will be able to select up to 30 different sounds. And when you catch a fish, the GPS data and environmental conditions will all be stored automatically.

  5. Aili Keskitalo:

    My youngest daughter is really looking forward to watching the movie again in her language, my elder daughters, who are 22 and 25 years old, are also very excited about seeing the movie. It is not often that we see a movie in North Sámi. I think a lot of adults will see the movie too.

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