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23k
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since 1880

Amir

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Prince/Rich/Cultivated
  • #1512 All Time
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368k Amber
24k Amari

How popular is the 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 25 0 25
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 71 0 71
1977 87 0 87
1978 103 0 103
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 208 0 208
1987 202 5 197
1988 214 0 214
1989 256 0 256
1990 272 0 272
1991 255 0 255
1992 253 0 253
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 1,233 16 1,217
2011 1,397 16 1,381
2012 1,483 20 1,463
2013 1,742 22 1,720
2014 1,826 17 1,809

Want to know about the populiarty of Amir? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,049 babies born with the name Amir in the United States. That's more than enough Amirs to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). 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 2014 with a total of 1,809 babies. (That's a lot of baby Amirs)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amir" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 12 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 1,226 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?

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

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.

Arabic

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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Alternative Meanings

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

M is for melody, the song of life.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Your name in reverse order is "Rima". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iarm". 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 Jun 1, 1926

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 Romania approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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