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Gender: Male Pronunciation: Em-re Meaning of Emre: "friend" Origin of Emre: Turkish

The name Emre is a boy's name of Turkish origin meaning "friend". Emre and discussed in our forums with posts like "Long Generation CAF".

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This Turkish name meaning friend should be very useable outside Turkey, given that it is pronounced just as it is spelled. Famous men named Emre include Emre Can, a chess grandmaster, and Emre Sahin, the director.

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Famous People Named Emre

Member of British electronica/synthpop trio Years and Years.
Emre Altuğ (born 1970), Turkish musician
Emre Aracı (born 1968), Turkish music historian, conductor, composer
Emre Aydın (born 1981), Turkish rock singer
Emre Aşık (born 1973), Turkish footballer
Emre Zafer Barnes (born 1988), Jamaican-Turkish sprinter
Emre Bayav (born 1987), Turkish basketball player
Emre Belözoğlu (born 1980), Turkish footballer
Emre Can (born 1994), German-Turkish footballer
Emre Can (chess player) (born 1990), Turkish Grandmaster chess player
Emre Çolak (born 1991), Turkish footballer
Emre Elivar (born 1976), Turkish concert pianist
Emre Gönensay (born 1937), Turkish politician
Emre Güngör (born 1984), Turkish footballer
Emre Güral (born 1989), Turkish footballer
Emre Gürbüz (born 1991), Turkish footballer
Emre İşçiler (born 1989), Turkish footballer
Emre Kartari, Turkish jazz percussionist
Emre Korkmaz (born 1986), Turkish actor
Emre Kızılkaya (born 1982), Turkish journalist
Emre Miyasoğlu (born 1981), Turkish writer
Emre Nefiz (born 1994), Turkish footballer
Emre Ozdemir (born 1981), Turkish editorial cartoonist and illustrator
Emre Özkan (born 1988), Turkish footballer
Emre Öztürk (footballer) (born 1986), German footballer
Emre Sabuncuoğlu (born 1976), Turkish classical guitarist
Emre Sahin, Turkish director
Emre Şimşek (born 1987), Turkish alpine skier
Emre Taner (born 1942), Turkish civil servant
Emre Torun (born 1993), Turkish footballer
Emre Ünver (born 1981), Dutch politician
Emre Yüksektepe (born 1991), Turkish footballer

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