Samara \s(a)-ma-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced sah-MAH-ah. It is of Hebrew and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Samara is "guardian or protected by God; night talk". The name of a Russian city. Samarra is the name of an ancient Iraqi city.
Samara has 2 variant forms: Sammara and Semara.
Baby names that sound like Samara are Samaria and Samira.