Emir (name)

Emir is a name derived from the Arabic title Emir or Amir. In Turkish Emir means command, order, prince, local king. Notable people with the name include:


  • 1 Given name
  • 2 Honorific title
  • 3 See also
  • 4 References

Given name

  • Emir (singer) (born 1980), Turkish pop singer
  • Emir Bekrić, Serbian hurdler
  • Emir Işılay, Turkish musician
  • Emir Kusturica, Serbian filmmaker
  • Emir Lokmić, male alpine skier from Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Emir Mkademi, Tunisian football (soccer) player
  • Emir Mutapčić (born 1960), Bosnian basketball player and coach
  • Emir Preldžič, Turkish basketball player of Bosnian origin
  • Emir Spahić, Bosnian football (soccer) player

Honorific title

  • Arslan family (Lebanon)
    • Emir Shakib Arslan
    • Emir Majid Arslan
    • Emir Faysal Arslan, son of Emir Majid Arslan
    • Emir Talal Arslan, son of Emir Majid Arslan
  • Emir Fakhr-al-Din II
  • Shihab family (Lebanon)
    • Emir Bashir I
    • Emir Bashir Shihab II
    • Emir Bashir III

See also

  • Amir (name)
  • Amir (disambiguation)
  • Emir (disambiguation)
  • Emirate, a political territory that is ruled by a dynastic Muslim monarch styled emir. It also means principality.


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