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Amir Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?amir ‘prince’, ‘commander’, ‘master’. ?Amri-al-Mu’minin ‘commander of the faithful’ was a title of Muslim khalifs. Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?amir ‘prosperous’. Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Arabic name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Amar, Mir, Amin, Amiri, Nasir, Amber, Yamin, Aziz, Sami, Tamer

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Amir Family Origin

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Amir Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Amir occupation in the UK was Cow Keeper. 100% of Amir's were Cow Keepers.

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  • Cow Keeper

    100%

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Amir Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amir census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Amir. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amir. For the veterans among your Amir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amir Life Expectancy

What is the average Amir lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Amir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Amir in 1967 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amir ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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