What does Amir mean?
Amir \a-mir\ 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.
Amir has 1 feminine form: Amira.
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. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Amir for boys. Amir entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #212 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Amir and related names. The only other prominent varying form of Amir (#212 the previous year) is Ameer (#940 the previous year). These boy names were at the top of their popularity in 2013 (usage of 0.4375%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.424%, down 3.1%). Amir (#212) is the most trendy birth name in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Amir is pronounced similarly to Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emyr, Omar, Omer▼, Umar, Umer and Ymir. Other recommended similar baby names are Abir, Amery, Amid, Amil, Amin, Amit, Amory, Amr and Amry. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amir.