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.
Amir has 1 feminine form: Amira.Kreatif forms: Aiamir, Amirai, Amirau. [more]
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)
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)
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.
Thinking of names?
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.