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Ahmir originated in the Middle East, coming from the Arabic word “emir.” Ahmir is a form of Amir, the more popular version. As of 2021, Ahmir is a top 1,000 option for boys.

Meaning of the name Ahmir:

Arabic: commander, prince

Origin of the name Ahmir:

Ahmir is a spelling variation of the baby name Amir. Amir began as a title and came from the Arabic word “emir.” “Emir” was a loan word that translated directly to “commander” or “prince.” Amir and Ahmir did not come to the English-speaking world until the Middle Ages. It did not come to America until the twentieth century.

Symbolism of the name Ahmir:

The baby name Ahmir has the same meaning as Amir. Both come from the Arabic word “emir,” which translates directly to “commander” or “prince.” Ahmir is a regal option reserved for noble families.

Style of the name Ahmir:

Classical

Gender of the name Ahmir:

Ahmir is an international-sounding name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Ahmir:

a-MEER

Number of syllables in the name Ahmir:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Ahmir:

Ahmir is a trendy and urban baby name. It has a cultural and international sound.

Alternative spellings for the name Ahmir:

  • Amir 
  • Amyr
  • Ahmyr
  • Ahmeer
  • Ameer

Nicknames for the name Ahmir:

  • Mir
  • Ami
  • Amie
  • Ahmi
  • Ahmie
  • Mimi 
  • Mirz

Popularity of the name Ahmir:

Ahmir was first a top 1,000 baby name in America in 2016 at rank 946. It is still on the top 1,000 list as of 2021, ranking at number 971. Ahmir did best in 2020 when it was number 936.

Related names for the name Ahmir:

Great middle names for Ahmir and their meanings:

  • Tyson (firebrand)
  • Elijah (Jehovah is my God)
  • Darren (great, gift)
  • Javier (new house)
  • Jamarius (beauty)
  • Ryan (little king)
  • Jayden (thankful, God will judge)
  • Xavier (bright, splendid, new house)

Famous people with the name Ahmir:

  • Ahmir Thompson (musician from The Roots, Questlove)
  • Ahmir Nelson (son of Prince)

Ahmirs in popular culture:

There are no fictional references to the baby name Ahmir.