Emrys: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Emrys

This unique unisex name dates back to medieval times and is the Welsh version of Ambrose, meaning "immortal." Still, make sure your little Emrys always wears a bike helmet and a seatbelt.

Nicknames:

Em, Emmy, Rys.

Famous people named Emrys:

Actors Emrys Jones and Emrys James; British politicians Emrys Hughes and Emrys Roberts.

Fun fact:

Tales of 5th-century military leader Emrys Wledig led 12th century writer Geoffrey of Monmouth to create the character of Merlin, whom he called Myrddin Emrys.

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