Origin of the name AMIR.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name AMIR.
Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word amar (to
command), meaning "commander, prince." (An
English and Arabic Dictionary, Catafago, 1873)
Arabic name, meaning "cultivated; abundant, rich." (ibid,
Hebrew name, derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "chief;
head," (Notes and Queries, v.12, Jul-Dec, 1879), or "summit."
It is a word said to be older than the Bible itself. (The Catholic
Encyclopedia, Herbermann, v.1, 1907)
Hebrew name, meaning "bundle, sheaf." (The
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Orr, v.2, 1915)