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What does Emir mean?

Emir Pronunciation of Emir as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Emir is "prince, ruler".




VARIANTS Amir, Ameer, Emeer



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How popular is Emir?

Emir is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Emir is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Emir was first listed in 2004 and reached its highest rank of #1008 in the U.S. in 2017, and is at #1027 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Emir (#1027 VIA LATEST LIST) listed in the Top 2000 are Amir (#149) and Ameer (#812). These forms of Emir were at the apex of their popularity in 2018 (USAGE OF 0.2%). Amir is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Ameer appears to be gaining popularity too.

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

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

Similar Names

Emir is alike in pronunciation to Ameir, Amer, Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emyr, Imre, Omar, Omarr, Omer, Umar, Umer and Ymir. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abir, Eber, Eder, Edik, Edin, Edmar, Efi, Egil, Egor, Eli, Elia, Elie, Elis, Eliu, Elmar, Elmer, Elmir, Em, Eman, Emeri, Emery, Emich, Emil, Emile, Emlin, Emmit, Emory, Enis, Eoin, Eri, Eric, Erie, Erik, Erin, Eriq, Erix, Ermin, Evin, Ewin, Ezar, Ezer, Ezio, Gair, Geir, Jair, Keir, Meir, Muir, Namir, Ofir and Tamir. These names tend to be more frequently used than Emir.

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