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pinWhat 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.


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

Amir has 1 feminine form: Amira.

Kreatif forms: Aiamir, Amirai, Amirau. [more]

pinHow 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)

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 Birth Names, 2014)

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

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

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 from current records) is Ameer (#940 from current records). These forms of Amir were at the top of their popularity in 2013 (median #562) and are almost as common today (#576, 3%). Amir is the most trendy birth name in this list.

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

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

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Amir is pronounced similarly to Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emyr, Imre, Omar, Omarr, Omer, Umar, Umer and Ymir. Other recommended similar baby 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.