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Emer meaning and name origin
Emer \e-mer\ as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Anglicized form of traditional names Eimer or Émer. In Irish legend, Emer was a woman blessed with six gifts or virtues: beauty, voice, speech, needlework, wisdom and chastity. In Scotland, the form Emihir is used by Sorley MacLean in the "Poems to Emihir".
Baby names that sound like Emer are Emera, Amera and Amor. Other similar baby names are Elmera, Amber, Emmy, Emma, Em, Eir, Eleri, Emmi, Emmey, Emely, Emeli, Emmet, Emme, Ema, Eman and Somer.
Popularity of Emer
Emer is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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