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Amir

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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 28 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Rich, Leader, From Kikuyu

Pronunciation: uh-MEER, /əˈmɪər/, AH M IH R

Popularity Rank: #175

On this page:

  • 1. Amir Meaning
  • 2. Amir Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Amir
  • 4. Translations of Amir
  • 5. Amir Name Popularity
  • 6. Amir popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Amir
  • 8. Latest News about Amir
  • 9. Amir Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Amir

Amir Meaning

The name Amir is of Arabic origin, meaning 'prince' or 'commander'. It is a popular name in many Arabic-speaking countries and is often given to boys believed to possess leadership qualities.

Amir also means "Rich, Leader, From Kikuyu, Wealthy, Ruler, King, Emir, Treetop, Sheaf, Prince Ruler, Mighty, Strong, Prosperous, Proclaimed, Commander".

Amir is commonly found in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran, and 94 more countries.

Amir Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: uh-MEER

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /əˈmɪər/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AH M IH R

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Amir Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Amir is recorded 235,521 times globally, ranking it as the 175th most common name worldwide.

Amir is most prevalent in Saudi Arabia, with 31,817 occurrences, making it the 63th most popular name in the country.

In Iran, the name Amir is found among 1 in every 6 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Amir Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
Saudi Arabia#631 : 91
Egypt#1871 : 74
Iran#71 : 6
Algeria#631 : 79
Malaysia#231 : 122
Morocco#1661 : 70
Tunisia#621 : 46
United Arab Emirates#301 : 95
Israel#441 : 53
Oman#431 : 107
United States of America#9081 : 356
France#7441 : 331
Iraq#4751 : 322
Italy#8321 : 345
Palestine#721 : 99
Kuwait#801 : 221
Bangladesh#1081 : 178
India#2991 : 365
United Kingdom#6121 : 230
Lebanon#1011 : 87
Turkey#1,0661 : 464
Qatar#681 : 221
Sudan#4291 : 650
Canada#2931 : 192
Germany#5351 : 235
Syrian Arab Republic#6651 : 348
Russia#5931 : 277
Netherlands#6751 : 292
Bahrain#741 : 222
Kazakhstan#5751 : 221
Singapore#4341 : 633
Afghanistan#371 : 147
Belgium#7461 : 392
Sweden#2651 : 131
Spain#1,4171 : 927
Libya#7091 : 958
Switzerland#4241 : 305
Austria#3371 : 204
Nigeria#2,0751 : 2,329
Yemen#9851 : 1,426
Panama#5481 : 523
Jordan#1,0711 : 847
Finland#4891 : 329
South Africa#4,3781 : 6,797
Greece#2231 : 268
Mexico#2,9111 : 2,673
Brunei Darussalam#291 : 321
Denmark#3521 : 362
Peru#2,7461 : 4,205
Colombia#5,1971 : 5,971
Slovenia#2051 : 142
Norway#3941 : 406
Croatia#5611 : 287
Chile#3,9051 : 6,188
Bolivia#2,6871 : 3,847
Hong Kong#3,0471 : 5,051
Japan#7311 : 1,098
Ireland#1,4061 : 1,162
Brazil#6,7461 : 10,406
Argentina#2,1581 : 3,130
Cameroon#2,8381 : 6,470
Maldives#501 : 470
Indonesia#2521 : 731
Serbia#3561 : 345
China#1,0131 : 2,511
Philippines#1,9261 : 4,414
Hungary#6071 : 902
Costa Rica#2,8381 : 3,272
Portugal#2,2901 : 3,598
Albania#1,6931 : 1,528
Mauritius#2,2141 : 3,182
Guatemala#3,5921 : 6,476
Czechia#1,8151 : 2,552
Luxembourg#8991 : 1,251
Poland#1,8481 : 2,838
Cyprus#7071 : 1,142
Azerbaijan#6771 : 773

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Amir popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Amir from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Amir

📰 Latest News about Amir

Stay updated with the most recent news about Amir. Read on to catch up with Amir's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 27, 2024 09:34 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Amir Lancaster & Natalie Cortes Take a Huge Step in Their Relationship: "Our Turn" - Bravo
    Source: Bravo | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Amir Khan’s ‘Dubai-style’ wedding venue is booked solid by rich kids SO loud we can’t open our windows, nei... - The Sun
    Source: The Sun | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Amir Khan Names Heavyweight Who Can Step In And 'Spoil' Everyone's Plans - SecondsOut
    Source: SecondsOut | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Amir Khan caught in conflict-of-interest row after praising fat jabs on GMB after he was paid £28k by... - The Sun
    Source: The Sun | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Coveted DL Amir Leonard-Jean Charles Schedules Visit to WVU - Sports Illustrated
    Source: Sports Illustrated | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Amir Khan Gives Crawford-Canelo Verdict After Facing Both: "You Can Always Get Hurt" - SecondsOut
    Source: SecondsOut | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Jerusalem Chief Rabbi refuses to shake Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana's hand due to sexual orientation - The Jerusalem Post
    Source: The Jerusalem Post | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • 'Technical Failure' Caused Helicopter Crash That Killed Iran's President, State News Agency Reports - The New York Times
    Source: The New York Times | Published on: May 22, 2024
  • Amir Garrett Elects Free Agency - MLB Trade Rumors
    Source: MLB Trade Rumors | Published on: May 19, 2024
  • Iran’s military response will be ‘immediate and at a maximum level’ if Israel attacks, foreign minister says - CNN
    Source: CNN | Published on: April 19, 2024

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