Amirah

Amirah - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Amirah, meaning king/ruler, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1980 on position #2906. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Amirah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Amirah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Amirah. The baby girl name Amirah was given to 321 baby girls in 2012, ranking #749 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,403 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Amirah peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 749.



Famous with this name

Amirah Vann
Amirah Griffin
Amirah Tajdin


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Amirah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Amirah is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #280 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,121.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Amirah is where you live.


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Amirah origin and meaning

Amirah is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means king/ruler. To see famous people named Amirah, pop culture references for the name Amirah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Amirah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Amirah, sorted by popularity.

Annmarie / Amari / Annemarie / Amira / Annamarie / Amara / Annamaria / Anamaria / Amariah / Amaria /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012749
2011809
2010835
2009816
2008773
2007981
2006943
20051079
20041078
20031044
20021285
20011440
20001397
19991630
19981572
19971558
19961497
19951797
19941881
19931607
19922121
19912159
19901961
19892267
19881720
19873538
19862083
19852621
19842460
19832590
19823264
19812553
19802906

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland280
Ohio400
New York418
Virginia423
Georgia461
Pennsylvania498
Indiana500
Florida554
New Jersey594
Michigan603
Wisconsin630
Minnesota708
Alabama709
North Carolina756
California901
Illinois914
Tennessee1061
Texas1121

Even more about Amirah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Amirah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Amirah?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Amirah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,403
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1980
2012 births +321

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