Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EH-mə-rikh(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Germanic name, in which the second element is rih "ruler, king". The first element may be irmin "whole, great" (making it a relative of Ermenrich), amal "unceasing, vigorous, brave" (making it a relative of Amalric) or heim "home" (making it a relative of Henry). It is likely that several forms merged into a single name.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEmery, Amery, Emory(English) Émeric(French) Imre(Hungarian) Amerigo(Italian) Emrik(Norwegian) Américo(Portuguese) Imrich(Slovak) Américo(Spanish) Emrik(Swedish)
User SubmissionEmmerich

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: November 5

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 953.
Entry updated December 7, 2022