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Éibhear is an Irish language male given name of uncertain origin. The word eibhear in Irish means granite. Éibhear Fionn the son of Míl, was one of the mythological founders of the Irish people, the Milesians. The Irish Éibhear is anglicised as Heber.[1]

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  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Hodges, Flavia (2006). Hardcastle, Kate, ed. Oxford Dictionary of Names (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 347, 349. ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1.