Hungarian, from German

Imre Origin and Meaning

The name Imre is a boy's name of Hungarian origin meaning "strength".

Commonly heard in its native country, and might get a boost here too, now that Alanis Morrissette has used it for her son Ever's middle name.

Imre Popularity

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Famous People Named Imre

  • Imre LakatosHungarian philosopher
  • Imre NagyHungarian politician
  • Imre FöldiHungarian weightlifter
  • Imre (Emmerich) MenyhayHungarian economist
  • Imre KerteszHungarian author and Holocaust survivor
  • Imre ZichyHungarian tennis player
  • Imre SzabicsHungarian footballer
  • Imre András PozsgayHungarian politician
  • Imre "Imi" TóthHungarian motorcycle racer
  • Imre Emanuel Simeon Jean Carl Marcus d'AvianoArchduke of Austria, son of Archduke Carl Christian
  • Ever Imre Treadway (b. 2010)son of singer Alanis Morissette and Souleye

Imre in Pop Culture

  • Imrenickname for the character Imriel in Jacqueline Carey's novels
  • Imretown near the university in "The Kingkiller Chronicles" by Patrick Rothfuss

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