Meaning and Origin of: Amir
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Arabic : Princely
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic ‛amīr ‘prince’, ‘commander’, ‘master’. ‛Amri-al-Mu’minīn ‘commander of the faithful’ was a title of Muslim khalifs.
- Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic ‛āmir ‘prosperous’.
- Jewish (Sephardic) : adoption of the Arabic name.