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Emre

First Name
773
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Emre mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Emre

User Submitted Origins

Turkish
81%
Islamic/Muslim
13%
Kurdish
6%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Turkey says the name Emre means "Lover, Friend, Brother, Loyal" and is of Turkish origin.
  2. A user from Germany says the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "Lover,Friend".
  3. A user from Germany says the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "- poet / minstrel / troubadour. - brother. - friend".
  4. A user from Turkey says the name Emre means "The lover of God".
  5. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "Friend".
  6. A user from Germany says the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "The Friend,the Comrade, the Amorous, the Trustworthy".
  7. A user from Turkey says the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "Lover".
  8. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "poet".
  9. A user from Canada says the name Emre means "Loves the god".
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Wiktionary

Variant of emir, like emirem, emrem. Used in Turkish as an honorific.

  1. A male given name which means "elder brother"

Notable Persons Named Emre

Notable Persons Named Emre

Emre Can

Emre Can is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., Eintracht Frankfurt, FC Bayern Munich, FC Bayern Munich II, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, and Germany national youth football team. Emre was born on January 12th, 1994 in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Emre Mor

Emre Mor is a soccer player for the FC Nordsjælland, Lyngby Boldklub, Denmark national under-17 football team, and Denmark national under-19 football team. Emre was born on July 24th, 1997 in Denmark.

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Emre Belözoğlu

Emre Belözoğlu is a soccer player for the İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., Zeytinburnuspor, Galatasaray S.K. (football), Inter Milan, Newcastle United F.C., Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Atlético Madrid, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Emre was born on September 7th, 1980 in İstanbul, Turkey.

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Emre Çolak

Emre Çolak is a soccer player for the Galatasaray S.K. (football), Galatasaray A2, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Emre was born on May 20th, 1991 in İstanbul, Turkey.

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Emre Aşık

Emre Aşık is a soccer player for the Balıkesirspor, Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), İstanbulspor A.Ş., Galatasaray S.K. (football), Beşiktaş J.K., Osmanlıspor, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-21 football team. Emre was born on December 13th, 1973 in Bursa, Turkey.

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Emre Aydın

Emre Aydın is a pop rock musician. They hold the title Dayan Yalnızlığım". They have had major accomplishments since 2002. Emre was born on February 2nd, 1981.

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  • Emre Can
  • Emre Can Coşkun
    Soccer Player
  • Emre Güngör
    Soccer Player
  • Emre Güral
    Soccer Player
  • Emre Taşdemir
    Soccer Player
  • Emre Özkan
    Soccer Player
  • Emre Korkmaz
    Actor
  • Emre Turan
    Soccer Player
  • Emre Gürbüz
    Soccer Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Emre

Notable Persons With the Last Name Emre

Erhan Emre

His ongoing career started in 1997. Erhan was born Erhan Emre on September 4th, 1978 in Berlin, Germany.

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Amet Emre

Amet Emre is an athlete for the Evros Soufli.

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Fun Facts about the name Emre

  • How Popular is the name Emre? Emre is the 12,828th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emre have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 773 babies born with the first name Emre in the United States. That's more than enough people named Emre to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Emre? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Emre first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Emre is Sunday, October 9th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Emre born? The highest recorded use of the first name Emre was in 2010 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Emre Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Emre is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Emre: The name spelled backwards is Erme. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rmee. How do you pronounce that?
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