Quick Facts on Amira
- Arabic, Hebrew
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Princess or Treetop or Eloquence
Etymology & Historical Origin - Amira
Amīra is an Arabic name, the feminine form of Amīr which means “prince, ruler”. For females the name translates to “princess”. In Hebrew, Amira is also the feminine form of Amir which means “treetop”. Alternately, the Hebrew word “amira” literally translates to “one who speaks” or “eloquence”. Amira (or Ameera) is a very popular name throughout the Arab world. The name is most popular in Hungary and the Netherlands in terms of the western world, and also shows up on the charts in France and the United States.
Popularity of the Name Amira
Amira has only been on the U.S. female naming charts since 1998, so it’s a name that hasn’t been around that long. This name has gone from total obscurity to mild moderation. In the past couple of years, however, we have seen this name declining on the charts. Amirah is another, less popular spelling also on the charts today. Like the name Sarah (which is Hebrew for “princess”), Amira is another lovely sounding name to consider for your baby girl – your little princess.
Popularity of the Girl Name Amira
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Amira
Literary Characters of the Baby Name Amira
Amira We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Amira.
Popular Songs on Amira
Amira - We cannot find any popular or well-known songs featuring the name Amira.
Children's Books on the Baby Name Amira
Amira - Immortal Daughter from Penglai (Lon Dee) - Life on the mythical island of Penglai, surrounded by friendly magical creatures, may seem idyllic…uless you're the only person there. Life in a secluded mountain community, protected by powerful dragon sentinels, may seem peaceful…until the dragons' powers fade. Rescuing a handsome young man from death, gaining his eternal gratitude, may seem like a fairy tale come true…until you're faced with betrayal. An immortal life—never tasting death, may seem like every mortal's dream…unless you live for eternity after all you care for is destroyed. Recommended for ages young adult.
Amira's Totally Chocolate World (J. Samia Mair) - Amira loves chocolate so much that every night before she goes to sleep, she asks God to make everything chocolate. On Eid ul-Fitr, she wakes up to find a totally chocolate world! At first she loves her new world, but when she discovers that she misses all the beautiful colors in nature, she realizes that God, the Creator, knows best. Chocolate: it’s undeniably irresistible, and in one form or another, adored by many. If you appreciate the value of chocolate, then join Amira in her totally chocolate world. Recommended for ages 5-8.
Famous People Named Amira
Famous People Named Amira - Amira Casar (French actress); Amira Hass (Israeli journalist); Amira Selim (Egyptian opera singer)
Children of Famous People Named Amira
Famous People Who Named Their Daughter Amira - Amiri Baraka (American writer)
Amira - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures
Amira - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Amira.
Personality of the Girl Name Amira
Romance is the hallmark of the Six personality. They exude nurturing, loving, and caring energy. Sixes are in love with the idea of love in its idealized form - and with their magnetic personalities, they easily draw people toward them. Like the number Two personality, they seek balance and harmony in their life and the world at large. They are conscientious and service-oriented, and a champion for the underdog. These personalities naturally attract money and are usually surrounded by lovely material objects - but their human relationships are always primary. They thrive in giving back to others rather than being motivated by their own desires. This is when they achieve great things. Sixes are natural teachers, ministers and counselors.
Variations of the Baby Name - Amira