What does Amira mean?
Amira /ami-ra/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ah-MEER-ah. It is of Arabic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Amira is "princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn". Feminine of Amir.
How popular is Amira?
Amira is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4091 out of 4276, Top 96%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Amira for girls. Amira entered the list in 1998 and reached its highest rank of #418 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Amirah (#665 in 2014) and Mira (#613) are the prominent related forms of Amira (#418 in 2014). These girl names are at the top of their popularity today (usage of 0.4347%). Amira (#418), Amirah (#665) and Mira (#613) are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Amira and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Amira▲ is pronounced similarly to Amara▲, Amari▲, Amarra, Amora, Amorra, Emera, Omeira and Omyra. Other recommended similar baby names are Adira, Akira▼, Almira▼, Amia▲, Amica, Amika, Amina▲, Amisa, Amita, Amiya▲, Amor, Amore and Anora. These names tend to be less commonly used than Amira.