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Gender: Male Pronunciation: em-eer Meaning of Emyr: "king" Origin of Emyr: Welsh

The name Emyr is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "king". Emyr and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

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Emyr is a name that is well-known in Wales, but little heard outside of it. There are several well-known Emyrs, from the famed Welsh novelist and poet Emyr Humphries to footballer Emyr Huws.

Etymologically, Emyr may be connected to the Arabic word and name, emir, as they have similar sounds and meanings.

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