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The name Amir is of Arabic origin, and means prince or commander.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Amir has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Amir
Use of the Name Amir for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
9,414 9,414 9,046 5,862 3,629 1,644 830
The table below indicates the number of times the name Amir has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Amir first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1976, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Amir
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
197699969  
197792684  
1978852101  
1979813114  
1980771129  
1981713146  
1982755136  
1983668163  
1984601200  
1985676172  
1986622204  
1987654195  
1988648213  
1989616256  
1990608272  
1991641254  
1992654251  
1993635264  
1994566329  
1995552338  
1996535359  
1997502413  
1998442516  
1999401607  
2000414601  
2001392646  
2002361738  
2003341814  
2004340830  
Totals:  9,414 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Amir as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Amir appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 29 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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