Eomer Name Meaning & Origin
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Eomer is a character from J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. He is a rider of Rohan who is featured prominently in "The Two Towers" and "The Return of the King."
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This name is likely derived from the Anglo-Saxon words "eoh" ("war-horse"), and possibly "mere", ("grand, excellent, famous").
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Eomer was the great-great grandfather of Creoda, the first king of Mercia (an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the English Midlands).
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In Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings" film trilogy, Eomer was played by New Zealand actor Karl Urban.