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Eamon

HeartAY-mon
Irish variation of Edmund
"wealthy protector"

Eamon Origin and Meaning

The name Eamon is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "wealthy protector".
Eamon is one of the traditional Irish names that has not yet emigrated to the US. This Irish name pronounced ay-mon was popularized by early president of the independent republic Eamon de Valera (birth name George), who was born in the United States to an Irish mother and a Cuban father. Eamon definitely has possibilities as a successor to the epidemically popular Aidan/Aiden.

Though it may be an older generation name in Ireland, it would sound fresh elsewhere.

The original spelling of the name is Eamonn.

Eamon Popularity

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Famous People Named Eamon

  • Eamon de ValeraIrish president, taoiseach and revolutionary leader
  • Eamon Wade SullivanAustralian swimmer
  • Eamon Jonathan DoyleAmerican singer
  • Eamon GilmoreIrish politician
  • Eamon RyanIrish politician
  • Eamon Martin DunphyIrish footballer and TV sports commentator
  • Eamon GrennanIrish poet
  • Eamon FoleyAmerican actor

Eamon in Pop Culture

  • Arl Eamon Guerrina character from the video game "Dragon Age"