Amir: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Amir

Amir

Pronunciation: ah-MEER (key)

Origin of the name Amir:

Derived from the Arabic amīr (prince, emir), which is from the verb amara (to command, to rule). Amir has been used as a title for a host of designations including rulers of provinces and caliphs.

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If you ever meet an Amir call them Reflection (A Mirror)

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Meanings and history of the name Amir: | Edit

Amir is an Arabic name meaning "treetop," and also a French diminutive meaning "little beloved."

Famous real-life people named Amir: | Edit

Amir Khan, aka "King Khan", English boxer of Pakistani descent.

Amir in song, story & screen: | Edit

Amir is the name of the main character and narrator of the novel/movie "The Kite Runner."

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