Amira Name Meaning & Origin

Amira

Pronunciation: ah-MEE-rə (key)

Origin of the name Amira:

Feminine form of Amir, which is derived from the Arabic āmir (prince, emir), from the verb amara (to command, to rule).

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pronounced ah-MEER-ah

Amari, Airam, Maria, Maira and Amira are anagrams of each other, they all contain the same letters.

Personal experiences with the name Amira: | Edit

We have a new Amira in our extended family, and much is being made of the "Princess" meaning of her name; she is often referred to as "The Princess".

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Meanings and history of the name Amira: | Edit

The name Amira (or Emira) has an Arabic and Hebrew origin, and its meaning is "princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn". Feminine form of Amir( or Emir).

Famous real-life people named Amira: | Edit

Amira Hass is an Israeli journalist and author.
Amira Casar: French actress.
Amira Willighagen: An opera singer from The Netherlands.

Amira in song, story & screen: | Edit

Novel : The mirrors (author: Nejib Mahfouz ) / Amira is one of the main characters in the book .
"Amira.. hubbi ana" or "Amira .. my own love " Egyptian film starring " Soad Hosny and Husein Fahmi .
Egyptian series :"Embraturiyat meen" starring Hend Sabri :in which Amira is the main character .
"Niran sadika " in which Amira plays an important role.

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