Amir Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?amir ‘prince’, ‘commander’, ‘master’. ?Amri-al-Mu’minin ‘commander of the faithful’ was a title of Muslim khalifs. Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?amir ‘prosperous’. Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Arabic name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Amar, Mir, Amin, Amiri, Nasir, Amber, Yamin, Aziz, Sami, Tamer

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Amir Family Origin

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Amir Family Occupations

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  • Cow Keeper

    100%

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In 1881, the most common Amir occupation in the UK was Cow Keeper. 100% of Amir's were Cow Keepers.

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Amir Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, Amir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Amir in 1967 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amir

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