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What does Emyr mean?

Emyr Pronunciation of Emyr [emyr] as a boys' name is pronounced EM-ear. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Emyr is "ruler, king". Name of a sixth-century Breton saint who lived in Cornwall.

Associated with: saint.


Creative forms:
(male) Elyr, Emen, ..

(female) Emeir, Emra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Emyr Jonathon (E.J.), ..

How popular is Emyr?

Emyr is an uncommon given name for males and a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Emyr has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Emyr name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Emyr outside U.S.

Similar Names

Emyr is pronounced similarly to Ameer, Ameir, Amer, Amir, Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Aymer, Emeer, Emir, Imre, Omar, Omarr, Omer, Umar, Umer and Ymir. Other recommended names are Eber, Eder, Edmar, Edyn, Egor, Elmar, Elmer, Elmir, Ely, Em, Eman, Emeri, Emery, Emil, Emlyn, Emory, Emrys, Eryk, Evyn, Ewy, Ezar, Ezer, Tyr and Ynyr. These names tend to be more frequently used than Emyr.

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