Emir - boys name

Emir name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 86%

Emir name meaning:

The name Emir is of Arabic origin and means "commander" or "prince." It is a title of high esteem and authority in many Muslim cultures, typically given to a ruler or leader. In some cases, Emir can also signify someone who is noble, powerful, and respected within their community. Therefore, a boy named Emir may be seen as a natural born leader, someone who exudes strength, charisma, and influence.

Those with the name Emir are often perceived as confident, ambitious, and determined individuals who have a strong sense of responsibility and a natural ability to lead others. They may possess qualities such as courage, decisiveness, and a commanding presence that sets them apart from their peers. Overall, the name Emir carries connotations of power, authority, and prestige, making it a fitting choice for parents seeking a name that reflects these qualities in their son.


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Overall UK ranking: 688 out of 4789

51 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Emir

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