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Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish boys name Eamon

How do you pronounce Irish name Eamon?

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What does Eamon mean?

Is the Irish form of Old English ead “rich” + mund “guardian”, and implies “guardian of the riches”. In more recent times the name has been given to honor Eamon De Valera who was President of Ireland for 14 years, the maximum allowed, from 1959 to 1973.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Eamon?

Boy | Male

Is Eamon a boy or girl name?

Eamon is traditionally given to a boy.

How do you spell Eamon in Irish?

It is spelled “Owen”, “Eamon”, or “Eamonn”

How do you pronounce the Irish name Eamon?

It is pronounced “aim + an”.

What is the English equivalent names of Eamon?

The English version of Eamon can be Edmond or Edmund.

Is Eamon a common name?

Eamon saw popularity for new baby boys in Ireland in the 1960’s peaking at #59 in 1966. However it has been on a decline since then and in 2021, Eamon ranked #454 for baby boys names with only 7 newborn babies named Eamon. Source: cso.ie

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