Amira

First Name
13k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
199
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Amira mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Amira

"Amira" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Princess/Rich/Cultivated". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From Arabic for princess, أميرة

  1. A female given name, female version of Amir.

Notable Persons Named Amira

Amira Willighagen is a crossover music musician. Her ongoing career started in 2013. Amira was born on March 27th, 2004.

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Amira Casar is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1989. Amira was born on May 1st, 1971 in London.

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Amira Hass is a journalist. She was most active from 1989 to present. Amira was born on June 28th, 1956 in Jerusalem.

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Amira was born in 1985.

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Amira was given the name Kate Bennison . Amira is also known as Bennison and Kate.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amira

Ibn was born in 1186.

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Efraim Amira is a soccer player for the Maccabi Netanya F.C. and Hapoel Netanya F.C. Efraim was born in Israel.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 5 5 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 14 14 0
1972 25 25 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 25 25 0
1976 28 28 0
1977 24 24 0
1978 36 36 0
1979 41 41 0
1980 47 47 0
1981 48 48 0
1982 44 44 0
1983 50 50 0
1984 53 53 0
1985 61 61 0
1986 61 61 0
1987 51 51 0
1988 78 78 0
1989 98 98 0
1990 92 92 0
1991 117 117 0
1992 113 113 0
1993 147 147 0
1994 153 153 0
1995 147 147 0
1996 160 160 0
1997 183 183 0
1998 229 229 0
1999 221 221 0
2000 268 268 0
2001 286 286 0
2002 318 318 0
2003 374 374 0
2004 419 419 0
2005 480 480 0
2006 513 513 0
2007 603 603 0
2008 729 729 0
2009 645 645 0
2010 601 601 0
2011 587 587 0
2012 609 609 0
2013 663 663 0
2014 767 767 0
2015 857 857 0
2016 870 870 0
2017 1,014 1,014 0

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Popularity of Amira as a first name

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Popularity of Amira as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amira U.S.
  White 73.37% 64.26%
  African American 6.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amira

People with the last name Amira are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Amira

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  • How Popular is the name Amira? Amira is the 2,158th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amira was the 92,358th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,036 babies born with the first name Amira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amira to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Amira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amira is Wednesday, June 15th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Amira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amira was in 2017 with a total of 1,014 babies. That's a lot of babies named Amira!
  • Random Amira Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amira ranks 100th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 11 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Amira: Your name in reverse order is Arima. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiarm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amira? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 199 people with the last name Amira.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amira? Amira is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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