Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EE-mər(English)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. 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

VariantÉimhear
Other Languages & CulturesEimear, Éimhear(Irish) Eimhir(Scottish Gaelic)
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Entry updated January 21, 2022