Emir Name Meaning & Origin
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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(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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