Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Prince
Main Origin Language: Arabic
(Or View Amir Girl)

In 2017 the name Amir...

• was given to 2,600 baby boys
• was the 149th most popular name for baby boys
• was 157% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Georgia, South Carolina, and Maryland
• was least popular in New Mexico, Montana, and Idaho
• was about as popular as Camden and Blake
Babies Named Amir Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Amir...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 170919% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 422% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Elias, Matthias, Roman, Zahra, Maryam, Emelia
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Rudy, Nelson, Margarita, Kathrine, Concepcion
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Amir Per State
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Geographically the name Amir...

• 125% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jayceon, Messiah, Omari, Nyla, Miracle, Maliyah
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Xander, Ezra, Oliver, Hazel, Everly, Aurora
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Amir by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Amir are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Amir will be the only kid named Amir in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Amir compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Amir rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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