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25k
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since 1880

Amir

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Prince/Rich/Cultivated
  • #1469 All Time
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369k Amber
26k Amari

How popular is the baby name Amir in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1954 5 0 5
1955 6 0 6
1960 6 0 6
1962 7 0 7
1963 13 0 13
1964 12 0 12
1965 12 0 12
1966 18 0 18
1967 24 0 24
1968 17 0 17
1969 26 0 26
1970 28 0 28
1971 48 0 48
1972 41 0 41
1973 41 0 41
1974 56 0 56
1975 65 0 65
1976 70 0 70
1977 87 0 87
1978 104 0 104
1979 115 0 115
1980 131 0 131
1981 149 0 149
1982 137 0 137
1983 172 6 166
1984 210 5 205
1985 174 0 174
1986 209 0 209
1987 202 5 197
1988 214 0 214
1989 257 0 257
1990 272 0 272
1991 255 0 255
1992 258 5 253
1993 272 8 264
1994 337 7 330
1995 346 8 338
1996 366 7 359
1997 427 14 413
1998 530 14 516
1999 629 21 608
2000 610 8 602
2001 664 15 649
2002 767 24 743
2003 835 17 818
2004 870 27 843
2005 884 12 872
2006 1,002 16 986
2007 1,021 11 1,010
2008 1,149 24 1,125
2009 1,226 13 1,213
2010 1,234 16 1,218
2011 1,399 16 1,383
2012 1,484 20 1,464
2013 1,745 23 1,722
2014 1,829 17 1,812
2015 2,214 14 2,200

Want to know about the popularity of the Amir baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,281 babies born with the name Amir in the United States. That's more than enough Amirs to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amir" was in 2015 with a total of 2,200 babies. (That's a lot of baby Amirs)

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amir" ranks #62 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 21 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 1,399 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Amir popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Amir

The name "Amir" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Prince/Rich/Cultivated". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Amir Derakh

Amir Derakh is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Amir was born in 1963 as Amir Davidson in Schenectady, New York.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Amir

Amir Hekmati
Amir Bajoghli
Amir Mansour
Amir Johnson
Amir Khan
Amir Tyson

Alternative Meanings

A is for activities, for you have many.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

I is for ideals, no higher!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Your name in reverse order is "Rima". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mira". 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 Amir born Apr 29, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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