Amir - boys name

Amir name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Amir name meaning:

The name Amir has various meanings depending on its cultural origins. In Arabic, Amir means "prince" or "commander," highlighting strength, leadership, and nobility. It is a name often associated with power and authority, symbolizing someone who is destined for greatness. In Islamic culture, Amir is also used as a title for a ruler or governor.

Amir can also be derived from the Hebrew name Amiram, which means "my nation is exalted" or "my people are exalted." This interpretation suggests a sense of pride and elevation of one's community or heritage. It implies a strong sense of identity and a desire to uplift others around them.

Overall, the name Amir portrays qualities of strength, leadership, and elevated status in both Arabic and Hebrew cultures. It carries a sense of power and authority, as well as a desire to inspire and uplift those around them.

Origin: Hebrew

From the Top of the Tree OR Prince.

Related names

Amir , Aamir , Ameer , Ameera

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 253 out of 4789

187 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Amir

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