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

Eimear Origin and Meaning

The name Eimear is a girl's name of Irish Gaelic origin meaning "swift".

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.

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Eimear2000 Says:


this is my name, i love it!

esita Says:


To me it just sounds too close to "Emo".

RoddyThlayli Says:


This sounds very masculine to me.

cdonnelly1 Says:


This is my daughters name! Love it as we don't live in Ireland so she gets to be unique