It's a nice, elegant name that ages well.
Amir is an awesome name. In Hebrew Amir connotes the top most branches and leaves of the tree. As long as the "Amir" remains the tree will grow upwards. The name Amir symbolizes the ideal person who strives upwards to reach the Almighty and encourage others to do the same.
In Arabic, it's pronounced a-meer, where the 'a' is short like in 'and', while the 'meer' part is the first person pronoun "me" followed by an 'r'. Pronunciations differ a bit in other languages.Initially, it derives from the Arabic root أَمَرَ (a-ma-ra, "he commanded/ordered"). Thus, it meant "commander". Sometime later, it was used more specifically for someone who commands and rules over a state, therefore it came to mean "prince". "United Arabian Emirates" translates to "United Arabian Principalities".The word "admiral", found in many European languages, eventually derives from this.
Amir Mehdi (sometimes spelled Amir Mahdi, and also known as Hunza Mehdi) was a Pakistani mountaineer and porter known for being part of the team which managed the first successful ascent of Nanga Parbat in 1953, and of K2 in 1954 with an Italian expedition. He, along with the Italian mountaineer Walter Bonatti, are also known for having survived a night at the highest open bivouac - 8,100 metres (26,600 ft) - on K2 in 1954.
Amir Issaa also known as Amir or Meticcio (born 10 December 1978) is an Italian rapper. He is called Meticcio because his mother is Roman and his father from Egypt. He sang the title song of the soundtrack for the movie Scialla!
Masculine name, with international flare suitable for a boy, a young man and an old man.
In 2018, 2 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Amir who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 1, 620th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.
This name is really handsome.
Amir Malush Abrashi is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for German club SC Freiburg and the Albanian national team. Albanian fans call "The Pitbull". Abrashi was born in Bischofszell, Switzerland, to Albanian parents who had emigrated from Kosovo before his birth. He grew up in the Canton of Thurgau region and began his career at the age of 12 with his hometown club, FC Bischofszell. A year later, in 2003, he moved to FC Weinfelden-Bürglen, where he spent 2 years before returning to his hometown club FC Bischofszell. However, just a month after his return, Abrashi moved to Winterthur along with his family, where he joined local side FC Winterthur, the club where he would remain for the remainder of his youth career.
In Persian the meaning of the name Amir is A part that have negative effects (A gives the word negative meaning) and MIR part means die, dead, dying.
That makes the name mean undying, immortal.
Amir Sadalloh (b. 1980) is an American mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was born in Brooklyn and raised in Richmond, Virginia from an Iranian-Irish family.
Amir Derakh aka Amir Davidson, is an American synth guitarist and is a former member of Rough Cutt and Jailhouse and current member of three different bands; Orgy, Julien-K and Dead By Sunrise.
Amir is the main character in Khaled Hosseini's best selling novel "The Kite Runner".
I know a Lebanese guy called Amer. I don't know if it is the same thing as Amir but it is similar. I like the meaning of this name, it's very majestic.
Amir Abbas is a popular combination. Amir is also highly popular in Iran.
Also an unusual masculine name in Slovenia.
I pronounce it UM-MEER.
1. Amir is a reminder of "amir al-mo'menin" which means "belivers' leader" and was a general name for all Mouslems' leaders. Shi'es like it more than Sunnis and refer by it to "Amir al-mo'menin Imam Ali" (peace be upon him), the first Imam for Shi'es and the fourth khalifa for Sunnis.
2. Adding another name after Amir is quite common, e. g. Amir Ali, Amir Hossein, Amir Hassan, Amir Reza, Amir Mohammad, Amir Mahmud, and Amir Abbas (the last prime minister of the ex-Shah of Iran).
Amir Khan, British boxer and Aamir Khan, Hindi film actor (Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Rang De Basanti) bear the name.
Amir (pronounced Aah-mhir or A-meer) may have originated from the Hindi (rather Persian) word Ameer, meaning 'wealthy'.

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