Amer

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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amer

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  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Amer is of Arabic origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from Qatar says the name Amer means "The one who lives long life" and is of Arabic origin.

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  1. (colloquial) American

Notable Persons Named Amer

Mian Amer Mahmood is an educationist, politician, and education. Mian was given the name Amer Mahmood on July 25th, 1960 in Lahore.

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Amer Gojak is a soccer player for the GNK Dinamo Zagreb, FK Željezničar Sarajevo, FK Olimpic, Bosnia, Herzegovina national under-17 football team, Herzegovina national under-18 football team, and Herzegovina national under-19 football team. Amer was born on February 13th, 1997 in Sarajevo.

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Amer Abdulrahman is a soccer player for the Baniyas Club, United Arab Emirates national under-20 football team, United Arab Emirates national under-23 football team, and United Arab Emirates national football team. Amer was born on July 3rd, 1989 in Abu Dhabi.

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Amer Shafi is a soccer player for the Al-Wehdat SC, Al-Yarmouk FC (Jordan), Al-Faisaly SC (Amman), Ismaily SC, and Jordan national football team. Amer was born on February 10th, 1982 in Amman. Amer is also known as Shafi and Amer Sabah Mahmoud.

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Amer was born in United Kingdom.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amer

Abdel Hakim Amer was a prime minister. He was most active from 1958 to 1965. His military service ended in 1967. Abdel was born on December 11th, 1919 in Astal, Samalout, Al Minya, Egypt. He left this life on September 14th, 1967.

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Entissar was given the name Entissar Mohammed Amer .

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Ghada Amer is a in the fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, and installation. Ghada was born in 1963 in Cairo.

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Kareem Amer is a blogger. Kareem was given the name Abdul Kareem Nabeel Suleiman Amer in 1984 in Alexandria, Egypt.

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Mohammed Amer is an observational comedy, satire, self-deprecation, and storytelling comedian. Mohammed was born on July 24th, 1981 in Kuwait. Mohammed is also known as Amer and Mo.

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Baser Amer is a basketball player for the Meralco Bolts, NLEX Road Warriors, and Hapee Fresh Fighters in the Philippine Basketball Association. He was most active from 2015 to present. Baser was born on September 29th, 1992 in Davao City.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1927 5 0 5
1968 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1974 7 0 7
1976 8 0 8
1977 11 0 11
1978 10 0 10
1979 9 0 9
1980 19 0 19
1981 10 0 10
1982 9 0 9
1983 22 0 22
1984 16 0 16
1985 15 0 15
1986 23 5 18
1987 26 7 19
1988 25 0 25
1989 22 0 22
1990 30 0 30
1991 30 0 30
1992 35 0 35
1993 39 0 39
1994 31 0 31
1995 37 0 37
1996 35 0 35
1997 46 0 46
1998 48 0 48
1999 46 0 46
2000 39 0 39
2001 46 0 46
2002 43 0 43
2003 50 0 50
2004 30 0 30
2005 31 0 31
2006 42 0 42
2007 34 0 34
2008 28 0 28
2009 40 0 40
2010 34 0 34
2011 32 0 32
2012 21 0 21
2013 35 0 35
2014 25 0 25
2015 40 0 40
2016 29 0 29
2017 36 0 36

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Popularity of Amer as a first name

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Popularity of Amer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amer U.S.
  White 75.96% 64.26%
  African American 3.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amer

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

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Fun Facts about the name Amer

  • How Popular is the name Amer? Amer is the 9,117th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amer was the 18,601st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,259 babies born with the first name Amer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amer to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1927 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Amer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amer is Thursday, August 28th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Amer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amer was in 2003 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Amer Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amer is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Amer: Your name in reverse order is Rema. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rmae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,481 people with the last name Amer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amer as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k 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).
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