The name Amir is a boy's name of Arabic, Hebrew origin meaning "king, ruler; treetop". Amir is ranked #149 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Brother For Liam, A Sister For Emma".
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A common Middle Eastern name, the general title for an elevated official, it was chosen for his son by actor Omar Epps.
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