US Popularity:184
Meaning:Commander, prince, leader
Amir, meaning "prince," "commander," and "leader," is a male name of Arabic origin. For followers of Islam, Amir is a significant name that enjoys evergreen popularity across the globe. It once signified the "commander of the army” before its metamorphosis to meaning “prince,” and was often the title given to a ruler's son. Emir is an alternate spelling for this noble boy's name, beloved in Turkish and Bosnian.

Amir Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Amir is currently #331 on The Bump
Boy:Amir is currently #83 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Amir is currently #184 in U.S. births
Boy:Amir is currently #74 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 30
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Amir, June 2023

  • Behind the Name, Amirah, November 2019

  • Name Doctor, Amirah

  • Quranic Names, Amirah

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