Ameer

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
282
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ameer

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  • A submission from Australia says the name Ameer means "Prince or Leader" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from Bangladesh says the name Ameer is of Arabic origin and means "Leader".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun
Senses
  1. an independent ruler or chieftan (especially in Africa or Arabia). Same as Emir.(Obs)
    synonyms: emir, amir, emeer
  2. One of the Mohammedan nobility of Afghanistan and Scinde.

Etymology: See Emir

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
Wiktionary
  1. Alternative form of emir

Notable Persons Named Ameer

Ameer Abdullah is a football player for the Detroit Lions. Ameer was born on June 13th, 1993 in Homewood, Alabama.

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Ameer Sultan is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, and actor. Ameer was born Ameer Sultan on December 5th, 1967 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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His military service ended in 2005. Ameer was born on March 28th, 1954 in Nairobi. He passed away on November 19th, 2008.

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Ameer Haider Khan Hotti is a 25th Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Member of Parliament, and National Assembly of Pakistan. Ameer was born on December 5th, 1971 in Mardan.

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Ameer was born in Banda.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ameer

Ajmal Ameer is an actor, physician, film actor, and doctor. He was most active from 2005 to present. Ajmal was born on April 2nd, 1985 in Aluva.

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Ali Ameer is a Minister of Disaster Relief Services. His most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to 2010. Ali was born on March 9th, 1961.

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Abdul was born on March 20th, 1992 in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Abdul Caffoor Mohamad Ameer is an Attorney General of Ceylon.

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Hussein Abdul Ameer is an athlete for the Samawa FC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 14 0 14
1970 17 0 17
1971 14 0 14
1972 9 0 9
1973 7 0 7
1974 13 0 13
1975 13 0 13
1976 40 0 40
1977 34 0 34
1978 29 0 29
1979 26 0 26
1980 37 0 37
1981 26 0 26
1982 39 0 39
1983 42 0 42
1984 20 0 20
1985 35 0 35
1986 25 0 25
1987 27 0 27
1988 45 0 45
1989 46 0 46
1990 44 0 44
1991 53 0 53
1992 64 0 64
1993 63 0 63
1994 62 0 62
1995 66 0 66
1996 76 0 76
1997 83 0 83
1998 96 0 96
1999 104 0 104
2000 120 0 120
2001 116 0 116
2002 117 0 117
2003 123 0 123
2004 127 0 127
2005 130 0 130
2006 149 0 149
2007 154 0 154
2008 152 0 152
2009 167 0 167
2010 225 0 225
2011 191 0 191
2012 207 0 207
2013 228 0 228
2014 224 0 224
2015 267 0 267
2016 284 0 284
2017 279 0 279

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Popularity of Ameer as a first name

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Popularity of Ameer as a last name

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Common last names for Ameer

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ameer U.S.
  White 36.88% 64.26%
  African American 21.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 33.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ameer

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ameer

  • How Popular is the name Ameer? Ameer is the 4,014th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ameer was the 69,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ameer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,529 babies born with the first name Ameer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ameer to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ameer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Ameer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ameer is Friday, February 6th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Ameer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ameer was in 2016 with a total of 284 babies.
  • Random Ameer Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ameer is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Ameer: Your name in reverse order is Reema. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Earem. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ameer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 282 people with the last name Ameer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ameer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ameer as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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