Emir: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Emir
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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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Derived from the Arabic Emīr (prince, Amir), Arabic: 'amīr Honorary title in Arabic for a person holding a special position or having some specific leadership in society, whether military or politically. Often the title is connected to a Muslim leader. Emir is also often used as the Arabic equivalent to "prince." It can also refer to some descendants of Muhammad. 'Emir' is also used for tribal chiefs. Today, the most known emirs are the leaders of Arabic states along the Persian Gulf, in Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (where there are 7 of them).
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(Arabic: أمير; amīr, female: أميرة; emira; amīrah), (Persian: امیر) ("commander" or "general", also "prince" ; also transliterated as amir, aamir or ameer) is a high title of nobility or office, used throughout the Muslim world, as well as historically in 19th-century Afghanistan and in the medieval Muslim world. Amirs are usually considered high-ranking sheikhs, but in monarchical states the term is also used for princes, with "Emirate" being analogous to principality in this sense
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