Name: Amir

Origin and Meaning of the Name Amir

  • Meaning:
    Treetop; sheaf
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  • Meaning:
    Prince, ruler; prosperous
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  • Pronunciation:
    (ah MEER)
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    Itself (Amir)
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Miscellaneous Info for Amir

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  • Used in:
    Arabic, English and Hebrew speaking countries
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    Amir or emir is the name given to a prince of an Arabic state, though it also refers to a military leader.

    Amir al-Muminin ('commander of the faithful') is a name used to refer to the Muslim caliphs.

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