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Popularity
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Amar

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Long Life
  • #4526 All Time
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How popular is the name "Amar" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 9 0 9
1968 7 0 7
1970 10 0 10
1971 6 0 6
1972 15 0 15
1973 22 0 22
1974 26 0 26
1975 35 0 35
1976 36 0 36
1977 26 0 26
1978 48 0 48
1979 34 0 34
1980 54 0 54
1981 52 0 52
1982 39 0 39
1983 52 0 52
1984 50 0 50
1985 50 0 50
1986 55 0 55
1987 49 0 49
1988 58 0 58
1989 38 0 38
1990 65 10 55
1991 44 0 44
1992 47 5 42
1993 37 5 32
1994 53 0 53
1995 47 0 47
1996 53 0 53
1997 59 0 59
1998 97 6 91
1999 88 9 79
2000 99 12 87
2001 120 10 110
2002 114 0 114
2003 147 9 138
2004 142 7 135
2005 158 11 147
2006 144 6 138
2007 147 7 140
2008 140 5 135
2009 131 6 125
2010 132 5 127
2011 144 7 137
2012 156 12 144
2013 163 18 145
2014 170 16 154

Want to know about the populiarty of Amar? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,468 babies born with the name Amar in the United States. That's more than enough Amars to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amar" was in 2014 with a total of 154 babies.

According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amar" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of only 99 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Amar popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Amar in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Amar" mean? The list below shows the origins of Amar as well as things modernly associated with the name Amar such as celebrities named Amar.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Amar

The name "Amar" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Long Life". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Your name in reverse order is "Rama". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Amra". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Amar born Jan 30, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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