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Meaning and name origin

Amir \a-mir\ as a boy's 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.


Amir has 7 variant forms: Ameer, Ameir, Amer, Amiran, Amiri, Emeer and Emir.

There is 1 feminine form of Amir: Amira.


Amir is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#48469 out of 88799, Top 55%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Amir for boys. Amir reached its highest rank of #212 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Amir name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amir outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Amir and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Amir (#212) and Ameer (#940). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ameer, Amir in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amir and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Amir is also pronounced similarly to Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emyr, Omar, Omer, Umar, Umer and Ymir. Other suggested similar baby names are Abir, Amery, Amid, Amil, Amin, Amit, Amory, Amr and Amry. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amir.