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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).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Emer for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Emer with similar and related girl baby names.

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