The name Amir originates from both the Arabic and Hebrew languages. Translated to "ruler" or "king" in Arabic, Amir was originally used as a title given to high-ranking officials. In Hebrew, the name means "treetop." Amir has been steadily increasing in popularity in the United States and is currently in the top 250 for baby boys.
Similar Names: Amari, Emir
Famous Amir Names: Amir Khan (boxer), Amir Blumenfield (actor/comedian)