First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Aamir, Aamer, Amire, Amiri, Ameer, Amyr
Last name origins & meanings:
- Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ‛amīr
‘prince’, ‘commander’, ‘master’. ‛Amri-al-Mu’minīn ‘commander of
the faithful’ was a title of Muslim khalifs.
- Muslim: from a
personal name based on Arabic ‛āmir ‘prosperous’.
- Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Arabic name.
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