What does Amir mean?
Amir [amir] as a boys' name is pronounced a-MEER. It is of Arabic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Amir is "prince; treetop". Term for a high-ranking and powerful official in many different capacities in the Muslim world.
1 feminine form: Amira.Creative forms:
(male) Amirai, Atir, ..
(female) Amirai, Amis, .. Middle name pairings:
Amir Kaine (A.K.), ..
How popular is Amir?
Amir is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#22783 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Amir entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #188 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Amir (#188 from current records) are Ameer (#836 from current records), Amer and Emir (#1233). These forms of Amir were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (median #1064). Ameer and Amir are two of the more trendy birth names in this list.
Amir▲ is pronounced similarly to Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emyr, Imre, Omar, Omarr, Omer▼, Umar, Umer and Ymir. Other recommended names are Abia, Abie, Abir, Abiri, Acer, Adi, Adil, Adin, Afi, Aimil, Akil, Akira, Alair, Ali▲, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Am, Amad, Aman, Ambie, Amby, Amed, Amery, Ames, Amid, Amiel, Amil, Amin, Amit, Amory, Amr, Amrit, Amry, Amyn, Ani, Ari▲, Aric▼, Arie, Arik, Arin, Ario, Aris, Asim, Atif, Atim, Avia, Aviv, Axil, Aymil, Azim, Aziz, Azur, Gair, Jair, Keir, Meir, Muir, Namir, Ofir and Tamir. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amir.See names in meaning and etymology.