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What does Amiri mean?

Amiri Pronunciation of Amiri [amiri] as a name for boys means "prince; treetop". Amiri is a variant form of Amir (Arabic, Hebrew).

Associated with: prince (king).


5 relations via Amir: Ameer, Ameir, Amer, Amiran and Emir.

Creative forms:
(male) Amidi, Aviri, ..

(female) Amiar, Amiti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amiri Magnus (A.M.), ..

How popular is Amiri?

Amiri is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#27526 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Amiri (outside Top 2000) are Ameer (#836 last year), Amer, Amir (#188) and Emir (#1233). Other variants, like Amiran, are seldom used. These forms of Amiri were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (usage of 0.14%). Amir has historically been preferred by parents, although Ameer seems to be gaining popularity too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ameer, Amer, Amir, Emir in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Amiri is alike in pronunciation to Aimery, Aimory, Amaury, Amerey, Amery, Amorey, Amory, Aymery, Emeri, Emery, Emory, Omari and Omero. Other recommended names are Abir, Abiri, Akira, Amadi, Amali, Amani, Amati, Amias, Amid, Amiel, Amil, Amin, Amit, Amitai, Amor, Amr, Amrit, Amry, Ari, Arri, Averi, Dmitri, Imri, Jiri, Meiri and Omri. These names tend to be more frequently used than Amiri.

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