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Emer

Heart
Irish
"swift"

Emer Origin and Meaning

The name Emer is a girl's name of Irish, Irish Gaelic origin meaning "swift".
Popular name in Ireland -- it's pronounced ee-mer -- from the legendary wife of Cuchulainn who was supposed to possess the six gifts of womanhood: beauty, voice, speech, wisdom, chastity, and of course, needlework. Is found in the poetry of Yeats.
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Famous People Named Emer

  • Emer O'Toolefeminist speaker
  • Emer Gwynne Morganna KennyBritish actress
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Emer in Pop Culture

  • Emercharacter from Roddy Doyle's young adult novel 'A Greyhound of a Girl'
  • Dun Emer PressIrish private press founded in 1902 by Elizabeth Yeats and her brother William Butler Yeats, part of the Celtic Revival
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