Given Name IMRE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hungarian
PRONOUNCED: EEM-re  [details]

Meaning & History

Hungarian form of EMMERICH. This was the name of an 11th-century Hungarian saint, the son of Saint Istvan. He is also known as Emeric.
DIMINUTIVE: Imrus
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Emmerich (Ancient Germanic), Emery, Amery, Emory (English), Émeric (French), Emmerich (German), Amerigo (Italian), Américo (Portuguese), Imrich (Slovak), Américo (Spanish)

Categories

saints
Entry updated July 28, 2009