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Gender: F Pronunciation: EE-mer Meaning of Eimear: "swift" Origin of Eimear: Irish Gaelic

Sometimes spelled Emer and pronounced "ee-mer," the legendary wife of Cuchulainn possessed the six gifts of womanhood: beauty, voice, speech, wisdom, chastity, and needlework. Not all created equal, one would assume.

Famous People Named Eimear

Eimear McBride, Irish novelist
Eimear Quinn, Irish singer, 1996 Eurovision Song Contest winner
Eimear Ní Chonaola, Irish TV journalist
Eimear O'Kane, Irish film producer

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