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.
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).
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).
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.