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What does Amira mean?

Amira Pronunciation of Amira as a girls' name is pronounced ah-MEER-ah. It is of Arabic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Amira is "princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn". Feminine of Amir.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, princess


VARIANTS Ameera, Ameerah, Amera, Amerah, Amirah, Amyra, Amyrah, Meera, Meerah, Mera, Merah, Mira, Mirah

(female) Amida, ..

(male) Amiva, ..

Amira Kinzlee (A.K.), ..

How popular is Amira?

Amira is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4091 out of 4276, Top 96%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Amira entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #315 in the U.S. in 2018. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amira name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Ameera (#1369 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Ameerah (#1723), Amirah (#722), Amyra (#1336), Meera (#1219) and Mira (#465) are the prominent related forms of Amira (#315). These forms of Amira were favored today (ADOPTION OF 0.2%). Amira has been the most well-known version, although Amirah appears to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amira, Ameera, Ameerah, Amirah, Amyra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Meera, Mira in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Amira is pronounced similarly to Amara, Amari, Amariah, Amarra, Amora, Amorra, Emera, Omeira and Omyra. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abida, Abra, Adia, Adina, Adira, Adiva, Adora, Afiwa, Airi, Akira, Alia, Alika, Alima, Alisa, Aliya, Aliza, Almera, Almira, Almirah, Almire (see Almera), Ama, Amada, Amala, Amata, Amena, Amia, Amica, Amika, Amilia, Amilya, Amina, Aminah, Amisa, Amissa, Amita, Amiya, Amor, Amore, Amya, Andra, Anica, Anika, Anima, Anisa, Anitra, Anora, Apirka, Ara, Ardra, Aria, Arina, Ariya, Armida, Armina, Ashira, Asia, Asima, Avia, Avila, Cira, Elmira, Kaira, Saira, Samira, Semira and Uira. These names tend to be less commonly used than Amira.

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