Irish Gaelic

Eimear Origin and Meaning

The name Eimear is girl's name of Irish Gaelic origin meaning "swift".
Sometimes spelled Emer and pronounced "EE-mer," the legendary wife of Cuchulainn possessed the six gifts of womanhood: beauty, voice, speech, wisdom, chastity, and needlework. A fresh alternative to Emma, but the two have the potential to be frequently confused.

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