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summer girl

First name origin & meaning:

English, Arabic: Summer season

First name variations: Sumar, Somar, Samar

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English and German: from Middle English sum(m)er, Middle High German sumer ‘summer’, hence a nickname for someone of a warm or sunny disposition, or for someone associated with the season of summer in some other way.
  2. English: assimilated variant of Sumner.
  3. English: assimilated variant of Sumpter.
  4. Irish (Leinster and Munster): Anglicization (part translation) of Gaelic Ó Samhraidh ‘descendant of Samhradh’, a byname meaning ‘summer’. The Gaelic name is also Anglicized as O’Sawrie, O’Sawra.
  5. German: from Middle High German summer ‘woven basket’ and, by extension, a measure of grain; also ‘drum’, hence a metonymic occupational name or nickname from any of these senses.

Famous people with this first name: Donna Summer

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Mia Farrow

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