GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: EE-mur   [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly from Gaelic eimh "swift". In Irish legend she was the wife of Cúchulainn. She was said to possess the six gifts of womanhood: beauty, voice, speech, needlework, wisdom and chastity.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Éimhear, Eimear (Irish), Éimhear (Irish Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Eimhir (Scottish)
Ireland  - 
Northern Ireland  -