Emre

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since 1880
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in 2010
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What does the name Emre mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Emre

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     Turkish
71%
     Islamic/Muslim
29%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Turkey says the name Emre means "The lover of God".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Emre means "Loves the god".
  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "Friend".
  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "Lover".
  • A user from Germany says the name Emre is of Turkish origin and means "The Friend,the Comrade, the Amorous, the Trustworthy".
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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

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 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 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 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 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 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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Notable Persons With the Last Name 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 is an athlete for the Evros Soufli.

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How popular is the baby name Emre in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1978 5 0 5
1983 6 0 6
1985 7 0 7
1987 6 0 6
1988 6 0 6
1989 5 0 5
1990 10 0 10
1991 7 0 7
1993 8 0 8
1994 9 0 9
1995 16 0 16
1996 17 0 17
1997 16 0 16
1998 21 0 21
1999 16 0 16
2000 18 0 18
2001 24 0 24
2002 31 0 31
2003 39 0 39
2004 29 0 29
2005 26 0 26
2006 32 0 32
2007 29 0 29
2008 27 0 27
2009 35 0 35
2010 43 0 43
2011 30 0 30
2012 29 0 29
2013 34 0 34
2014 25 0 25
2015 31 0 31
2016 37 0 37
2017 38 0 38
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Emre

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Popularity of Emre as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Emre

  • How Popular is the name Emre? Emre is the 13,088th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Emre have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 712 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 as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Emre: Your name in reverse order is Erme. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mree. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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