The meaning of the name Eimear is Swift. The origin of the name Eimear is Irish. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Variant of the old Gaelic name, Emer. In Irish legend Emer was the wife of Cuchulainn and possessed the six gifts of womanhood: beauty, voice, speech, needlework, wisdom and chastity.