Amira is a girl’s name of Arabic and Hebrew origin that means “princess” or “treetop”. Amira is a beautiful name that has become a popular alternative to names like Amy and Aria as popularity has rapidly risen since 1998.

Meaning of the name Amira:

Arabic: princess, leader
Hebrew: treetop

Origin of the name Amira:

Amira is a girl’s name of Hebrew and Arabic origin. In Hebrew, Amira means “treetop”. In Arabic, Amira means “princess, leader”. Amira is the feminine form of the name Amir.

Symbolism of the name Amira:

Trees are a sacred symbol of life to many cultures including the Jewish people. Trees often hold significance in religious and cultural traditions stretching back centuries.

Style of the name Amira:


Gender of the name Amira:

Amira is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Amira:


Number of syllables in the name Amira:


Emotion evoked from the name Amira:

Amira evokes feelings of refinement and charm.

Alternative spellings for the name Amira:

Emira, Amirah, Amyra, Ameera

Nicknames for the name Amira:

Popularity of the name Amira:

According to the Social Security Administration, Amira is a girl’s baby name that has been rising in popularity since first appearing in the top 1000 in 1998. As of 2020 Amira is #284.

Related names for the name Amira:

Great middle names for the name Amira and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Amira:

  • Amira Ahmed (Somali-Filipino model)
  • Amira Ben Amor (Tunisian Olympic runner)
  • Amira Casar (French actress)
  • Amira Hess (Israeli poet & artist)
  • Amira Nowaira (Egyptian academic)

Amiras in popular culture:

  • Amira Masood (television, “EastEnders”)
  • Amira Krimani (television, “Veronica Mars”)
  • Amira Rashid (video game, “Monster Prom”)
  • Amira (television, “Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis”)
  • Amira (video games, “Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”)