Admir


Gender: Masculine
Origin: Albanian/Bosnian
(AHD-meer)

The name became popular in the Balkans, particularly in Albania and Bosnia, starting in the late 1970s. There are a couple of possible derivations for this name. One is that it is derived from the Latin verb admirari meaning “to admire”

Another possibility is that it is a Slavicized form of the Arabic male name, Amir.

As of 2010, Admir was the 77th most popular male name in Bosnia & Herzgovina, (2010).

Diminutive form is Ado.

A feminine form is Admira.

 

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