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First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Amar

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How popular is the baby 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 171 16 155
2015 170 13 157

Fun Facts about the name Amar

  • How many people with the first name Amar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,639 babies born with the first name Amar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amar to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Amar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amar is Wednesday, January 19th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Amar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amar was in 2015 with a total of 157 babies.
  • Random Amar Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amar is not a popular baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Amar: Your name in reverse order is Rama. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rama. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,797 people with the last name Amar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amar as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Amar as a first name

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Common last names for Amar

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Common first names for Amar

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amar U.S.
  White 54.48% 64.26%
  African American 14.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amar

People with the last name Amar are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Amar

Amar Akbar Anthony
Amar Bhattacharya
Amar Bose
Amar Chitra Katha
Amar Desh
Amar Group Llc
Amar Ramasar
Amar Ujala
Amar Us
Amar Singh

What does the name Amar mean?

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Ris for reasonable, your understanding way.

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