Colors Related to this Name: Red
Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic
Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking # in 2013 and #11152 in 2014.
-( male name) borrowed from Hungarian in early 20th century.
Origin: From Germanic Amalrich or Emmerich, Proto-Germanic *amal (“vigor, bravery”) + rīhhi (“ruler”) The old Hungarian variants of the Latin names Emericus, Emmeric are: Emrik, Emrih, Imreh. There are written data in Hungarian documents since the end of the 12th century for the Emericus, Eimericus variants. According to another explanation the Hungarian Imre is a borrowing of the German Heinrich (Henrik).