[ 2 syll. i-mre, im-re ] The baby boy name Imre is pronounced IY-MReh- †. Imre is of Germanic origin and it is predominantly used in the Hungarian language. It is a two-element name derived from amal meaning 'work' ; ric 'rich, powerful, ruler'. The name has also been used as an equivalent of Henry. It was borne by the 12th-century Saint Imre or Emeric of Hungary.
Imre is a Hungarian form of the English Emery.
Imre is also a Hungarian form of the German Emmerich.
Imre is also a Hungarian form of the English Henry.
Imre is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Imre, Henry was the most popular.
† English pronunciation for Imre: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"