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Emyr

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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 "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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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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Famous People Named Emyr

Emyr Wyn Huws, Welsh footballer
Emyr Jones Parry, British diplomat
Emyr Humphreys, Welsh novelist and poet
Emyr Phillips, Welsh rugby union player
Emyr Lewis, Welsh rugby union player
Emyr Wyn Lewis, Welsh rugby union player
Emyr Morus "Griff" Griffith, Welsh country music singer of duo Miki & Griff

Pop Culture References for the name Emyr

Emyr Llydaw ("Emperor of Brittany"), figure in Arthurian legend