Meaning of the Irish name Eimear. Listen and learn how to pronounce Eimear so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.
MEANING: Eimear possessed the “Six Gifts of Womanhood” – “beauty, a gentle voice, sweet words, wisdom, needlework and chastity!” She was bethrothed to the warrior Cuchulainn (read the legend) when they were children and they loved each other very deeply. But Cuchulainn had “a wandering eye” and Eimear endured this, realizing “everything new is fair,” but when he made love to Fand, wife of the sea god Manannan, Eimear confronted the lovers. After seeing the strength of Fand’s love she offered to withdraw. Touched by this display of unselfishness, Fand left Cuchulainn and returned to the sea. When Cuchulainn died Eimear spoke movingly and lovingly at his graveside.
GENDER: Girl | Female
PRONUNCIATION: ee + mer”
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Eimear and read along with the meaning)
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Hmm, this is interesting. I’ve met a good few Eimears over the years, all about my own age, and strangely enough theyy all more or less lived up to the meaning, I dare say there are exeptions though.
My names Eimear I’m a Taurus and I was born on the 12th of May
This is interesting. I’ve met a few girls called Eimear over the years and they’ve all been similarly attractive, gentle attractive voice etcm pretty much what this paragraph describes. It’s a nice name.
This is kinda cool I am a Taurus star sign born on may ta 13th I am a jealous person but Im not soft spoken if I have a problem believe me id let u no and not in a soft voice haha nice thow…..
My names Eimear 😛
My name is Eimear and gentle voice, Emmm I think I know a few people who would have something to say about that lol although I can be but most of the time I’m not gentle voiced 🙂
My name is Eimear 😀 :-P:-):-/
I have the complete opposite to the meaning of my name…haha
My name is Eimear too 😉 HAHA GENTLE VOICE LOL definitley not me!! But this was kinda fun 😀
My name is Eimear and let me tell you, I don’t feel like I posses any of those gifts. It was interesting, to say the least, learning the meaning of my name.