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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EH-mə-rikh(German)
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Meaning & History

Germanic name, in which the second element is ric meaning "ruler". The first element may be ermen "whole, universal" (making it a relative of Ermenrich), amal "work, labour" (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.
Other Languages & CulturesEmery, Amery, Emory(English) Aymeric, Émeric(French) Imre, Imrus(Hungarian) Amerigo(Italian) Emrik(Norwegian) Américo(Portuguese) Imrich(Slovak) Américo(Spanish) Emrik(Swedish)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 953.
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