✍  Updated on: March 8th, 2023

Amir name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Arabic
Usage: Arabic, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Arabic, English, Hebrew, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Amir a-mir
Meaning: Rich, Leader, From Kikuyu, Wealthy and Who Holds the Command
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What does Amir mean?

Used dominantly in English, Finnish, Gujarati, Danish, Swedish, Sindhi, Arabic, Norwegian, Marathi, Kannada, Hindi, Hebrew, Telugu and Tamil cherished, Amir is used as a gender-neutral name is came from Arabic, Amir means "Rich, Leader, From Kikuyu, Wealthy or Who Holds the Command". Amir is Hebrew cognate of Amir. Also Amir is Latin cognate of The Arabic Name أمير = Prince. Also Amir is Latin cognate of The Arabic Name عمرو = Populous, Flourishing, Prosperous.

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How do I pronounce Amir?

a-mir is the most common way to pronounce two syllabled Amir.

Variants of Amir

Aamer, Amir Ali

Nicknames for Amir

Name Amir is already a short name, but some possible candidates include:

Names that rhyme with Amir

How popular is the name Amir?

a popular name in United States with over 32963 new-borns have been given the name since 1954. When at the peak of its usage in 2017, the moniker grabbed the 149th spot and 2600 baby boys were given the name. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 500 baby names 21 times Also, a popular name in France with over 11583 new-borns have been given the name since 1963. Currently at its peak, the moniker grabbed the 41st spot and 1552 baby boys were given the name. Additionally, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 1 times Also, Amir is a popular in Spain where over 1925 new-borns have been given the name since 2017. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 2019, it ranked 46th when 813 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names 1 times

Amir used to be a common name in England and Wales, first appeared in 1996 and over 2789 babies have been given the name in 23 years. At its zenith in 2001,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years but it is still going strong. Also, Amir is a common name in Netherlands given to over 770 babies in 5 years. The moniker is on fire on the charts, in 2019, 213 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 70th position. Also, A common name in Sweden with over 151 new-borns have been given the name since 2018. Currently the name is hotter than ever, 151 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 93rd position. Also, Amir is a common name in Belgium given to over 1703 babies in 20 years. Presently at its peak, it ranked 22nd when 232 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Amir is a familiar baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. Recently in 2018, 51 babies were given Amir and it reached its peak ranking, 179 on boy names chart. Over 657 babies in Switzerland have been named Amir. The first name is a rare baby name in Ireland where it is still in use and also in Sweden. There are over 151 babies that have been given the name Amir in Sweden. However things change on global perspective, Amir is extremely popular in Iran where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Pakistan, India, Egypt and Indonesia. Also the baby name is popular in Iraq, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Russia, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kuwait, England, Algeria, Mozambique, Canada and Chad. At least, 2140000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Amir in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Amir?

You aren't born to follow. You are born to lead. Follow your gut, not people. Once you distance yourself from everything you know inspiration will walk into your life again. Variety helps in every person's personal and professional growth. People admire your spirit. Stick with your goals and don't give up until you become proud of yourself. You think a lot and it makes you sick sometimes. You love people with an attitude but open to discussion and hearing new opinions.

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  •  Shaline - Meaning of Shaline is Praiseworthy or Modest is rooted from English-American and is given to both genders is prevalently used in Oriya and Telugu
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Sibling Names for Amir

If you're searching for the perfect name for your baby boy, look no further than Amir! This classic and timeless name means "prince" in Arabic and is a beautiful choice for any family. To help inspire your search, we've compiled a list of sibling names that pair perfectly with Amir. Check them out below!

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Famous people named Amir

  • Amir Kabir, President
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  • Amir Ansari, American Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Prodea Systems
  • Amir Taheri, Iranian-born conservative author based in Europe
  • Amir Khan, leader
  • Amir ibn Fuhayra, companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammed
  • Amir Gilboa, Ukraine-born Israeli poet
  • Amir Esmann, Director of Photography in Central Europe
  • Amir Or, a leading Israeli poet, novelist and essayist
  • Amir Katz, pianist who lives in Germany
  • Amir Hassanpour, prominent Iranian Kurdish scholar and researcher
  • Amir Cheema, Pakistani Islamist and textile engineering student
  • Amir ibn Abd al-Qays, 'tabi`i' of Basra who died at Damascus
  • Amir Qazaghan, amir of the Qara'unas and the effective ruler of the Chagatai 'ulus'
  • Amir ElSaffar, American jazz trumpeter and vocalist
  • Amir Caldeira, Brazilian physicist
  • Amir Murtono, former Indonesian General during Suharto's New Order regime
  • Amir Hamed, Uruguayan writer and translator
  • Amir Alam Khan, Member of the Indian Parliament
  • Amir Vali, ruler of Astarabad and parts of Mazandaran
  • Amir Pnueli, Israeli computer scientist and the 1996 Turing Award recipient
  • Amir Aczel, Israeli-born American lecturer
  • Amir Khusrow, Sufi musician, poet and scholar from South Asia
  • Amir Vahedi, Iranian professional poker player born in Tehran
  • Amir Khan, well-known Indian classical vocalist
  • Amir Khan, British professional boxer
  • Amir Haj Massaoud, Tunisian football player
  • Amir Abdullah Khan Rokhri, politician and was involved
  • Amir Derakh, American musician
  • Amir Johnson, American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association
  • Amir Abdollah Tahmasebi, Persian senior military commander
  • Amir Sjarifuddin, socialist politician and one of the Indonesian Republic's first leaders
  • Amir Peretz, Israeli politician
  • Amir Hadad, retired professional tennis player
  • Amir Karić, Slovenian footballer who plays for Malečnik
  • Amir Ali Ghassemi, Iranian independent curator, media artist
  • Amir Bhatia, Baron Bhatia, British businessman and politician
  • Amir Elahi, was one of the fifteen cricketers
  • Amir Khadir, Canadian politician
  • Amir Farshad Ebrahimi,
  • Amir Mohammad Khan, prominent feudal lord
  • Amir Naderi, Iranian film director, screenwriter
  • Amir Hossein Sadeghi, Iranian football player
  • Amir Kumar, Indian field hockey player
  • Amir Shapourzadeh, retired German born-Iranian footballer
  • Amir Ghalenoei, Iranian football coach and former player
  • Amir Hossein Yousefi, Iranian football player
  • Amir El-Falaki, Danish vocalist
  • Amir Vaziri, Iranian footballer
  • Amir Abdelhamid, Egyptian footballer
  • Amir Mohebbian, Iranian politician, journalist
  • Amir Muhammad, Malaysian writer and independent filmmaker

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