US Popularity:1972
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Prince, ruler, chieftan
Ameer is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "prince," "ruler," or "chieftain." The name's variation, Amir, was initially given to high-ranking officials such as rulers or army commanders in Islamic countries. The title was later given to a ruler's son, which is where its regal etymology originated. Although Amir is popular in Arabic-speaking countries, Ameer is the perfect choice for parents looking for a unique variant of the melodic masculine name.

Ameer Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ameer is currently #3298 on The Bump
Boy:Ameer is currently #1828 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ameer is currently #1972 in U.S. births
Boy:Ameer is currently #947 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 45
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 334, 335

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  • Merriam-Webster, ameer

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