Amir (name)

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PronunciationArabic: [ʔaˈmi:r]
Persian: [æˈmi:ɾ]
Hebrew: [ʔaˈmiʁ]
Language(s)Arabic, Persian, Hebrew
Meaning'Prince', 'Chief' (Arabic), Immortal (Persian)
Place of originWestern Asia
Other names
Alternative spellingAmeer, Emir

Amir (also spelled Ameer or Emir; Arabic: اَمير‎; Persian: امير‎ Hebrew: אמיר‎) is a multinational and multilingual masculine name. The pronunciation of the name is / (əˈmɪə) /. [1]

In the United States, the number of births with the name Amir in 2021 is 3006, which is 0.162% of the total number of births to males in 2021.[2]

The name comes from the same root as the word Emir. In Hebrew the name may mean crown. [3]

Given name[change | change source]

  • Amir Bagheri, Iranian chess grandmaster
  • Mirza Khan (title)
  • Amir Khan, Hindustani classical vocalist

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Definition of amir |". Retrieved 2023-03-26.
  2. "Popular Baby Names". Retrieved 2023-03-13.
  3. "Amir". Kveller. Archived from the original on 2021-05-09. Retrieved 2021-02-25.