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Amir (name)

Amir (also spelled Ameer or Emir, Arabic: امير‎, Hebrew: אמיר‎, pronounced [aːmˈiːr]) is a name of Arabic/Hebraic origin derived from the title Emir in Arabic, and meaning summit of a tree in Hebrew.

Given name: Amir

  • Al-Amir bi-Ahkami l-Lah, tenth Fatimid Caliph and recognised as the 20th imam by the Mustaali Ismaili Shi'a sect
  • Amir, Persian pop singer
  • Amir Khan, Hindustani classical vocalist
  • Amir Khosrow Afshar (born 1919, date of death unknown), Iranian diplomat
  • Ameer Ali, Australian economist and community leader
  • Amir Bagheri, Iranian chess grandmaster
  • Amir Blumenfeld American comedian/actor
  • Ameer Bux Bhutto, Pakistani politician
  • Ameer Bukhari, Saudi student pilot
  • Amir Derakh, American musician
  • Amir Farshad Ebrahimi, former member of Ansar-e Hezbollah and currently a peace and human rights activist living in Germany
  • Amir Ghalenoei, Iranian football coach and former player
  • Abdul Ameer Yousef Habeeb, Iraqi journalist
  • Amir Hamed, Uruguayan writer and translator of Lebanese descent
  • Amir Hashemi, Iranian footballer
  • Amir-Abbas Hoveyda, Iranian economist and politician
  • Amir Kabir, aka Mirza Taghi Khan Amir-Nezam, Atabak and Amir-e Nezam; chief minister to Naser al-Din Shah Qajar (Shah of Persia)
  • Amir Karić, Bosnian-Slovenian footballer
  • Amir Reza Khadem, Iranian wrestler
  • Amir Khan (boxer), English boxer
  • Amir Khusrow, Indian iconic musician, scholar and poet
  • Amir Kror Suri, aka Jahan Pahlawan, Pashtun national history figure and a governor of Mandesh in Ghor
  • Amir Mohebbian, Iranian politician, journalist and political analyst
  • Amir Mohebi, Iranian footballer
  • Amir Mokri, Iranian cinematographer
  • Amir Nachumi, Israeli Air Force general
  • Amir Naderi, Iranian film director
  • Amir Peretz, Moroccan-born Israeli politician
  • Amir Hossein Rabii (died 9 April 1979), Iranian Air Force commander
  • Amir Sadollah, American mixed martial artist
  • Amir Slama, Brazilian fashion designer
  • Amir Spahić, Bosnian footballer
  • Ameer Sultan, Tamil film director
  • Amir Vahedi (1961–2010), Iranian-born American professional poker player
  • Amir Mirza Hekmati, Alleged American CIA operative
  • Amir Ali, Network Security Architect
Middle name
  • Mohammad Amir Khatam (1920–1975), commander of the Iranian air force,

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