Gender: Female Meaning of Emer: "swift" Origin of Emer: Irish

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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lucyyy Says:


I really like this name, i think it's so pretty and unique.