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Gender: Male Pronunciation: EM-riss Meaning of Emrys: "immortal one" Origin of Emrys: Welsh, variation of Ambrose

The name Emrys is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "immortal one". Emrys and is often added to lists like Unique Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

If you're looking for a Welsh name less common than Dylan, Griffin, Evan, or Morgan, you might want to consider this offbeat epithet of the wise wizard Merlin.

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Famous People Named Emrys

Emrys Owen Roberts, Welsh politician
Emrys James, Welsh actor
Emrys Hughes, British politician
Emrys Hughes, Welsh rugby leaguer
(John) Emrys W. Jones, English actor
Emrys Evans, Welsh rugby footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Emrys

Emrys, Welsh version of Roman name Ambrosius, as in Emrys Wledig (Ambrosius Aurelianus), Romano-British warlord; later the uncle of King Arthur; or Myrddin Emrys (Ambrosius Merlin)
Emrys Killebrew, character in Marvel's Deadpool comics
Emrys, a character from Sarah J. Maas's Throne of Glass series