Amir: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Amir

If you go with the Arabic meaning, it’s “ruler,” but if you go with the Hebrew meaning, it’s “treetop.” Either way is fitting because you’ll inevitably find him someday perched high atop a tree like it’s a throne and have a mini heart attack.

Nicknames:

Mir.

Famous people named Amir:

Chess grandmaster Amir Bagheri; comedian and actor Amir Blumenfeld; basketball player Amir Johnson.

Fun fact:

Amir is the narrator and protagonist of Khaled Hosseini’s novel The Kite Runner.

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