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Gender: Male Pronunciation: EEM-reh Meaning of Imre: "strength" Origin of Imre: Hungarian, from German

The name Imre is a boy's name of Hungarian origin meaning "strength". Imre and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Strong, Brave or Powerful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Famous People Named Imre

Imre Lakatos, Hungarian philosopher
Imre Nagy, Hungarian politician
Imre Földi, Hungarian weightlifter
Imre (Emmerich) Menyhay, Hungarian economist
Imre Kertesz, Hungarian author and Holocaust survivor
Imre Zichy, Hungarian tennis player
Imre Szabics, Hungarian footballer
Imre András Pozsgay, Hungarian politician
Imre "Imi" Tóth, Hungarian motorcycle racer
Imre Emanuel Simeon Jean Carl Marcus d'Aviano, Archduke of Austria, son of Archduke Carl Christian
Ever Imre Treadway (b. 2010), son of singer Alanis Morissette and Souleye

Pop Culture References for the name Imre

Imre, nickname for the character Imriel in Jacqueline Carey's novels
Imre, town near the university in "The Kingkiller Chronicles" by Patrick Rothfuss

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