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Name Elmer

Origin:From Old High German words for noble, honorable and famous, well-knownTools:

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About the name Elmer in particular

Languages of use:Scandinavian, English
Topics:Asteroid 2493 Elmer, discovered 1978
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Elmar, Emer, Helmer, Jelmer, Amer, Eimear, Eldar, Elea, Eléa, Elen     Details
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About Elmer/Elma, the group of names with the same origin as Elmer

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 younger and shorter form of Aethelmaer
Words:adal = the noble, honorable  Old High German
 mari = famous, well-known  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:10:Elmar Iceland 2021,  17:Elma Bosnia and Herzegovina 2010,  659:Elmer USA 2003
Somehow related to:Almira
Old/original forms:Adalmar Old High German, Aethelmaer Old English, Almar Old High German
Name variants:Edelmira, Elma, Elmira, Adelmar, Edelmiro, Ellmar, Elmar, Elmer, Elmo, Jelmer   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Elmer

USA decades 1990-1999 682
USA yearlyGraph2009 928,  2007 862,  2006 899,  2005 831,  2004 858,  2003 6592002 771,  2001 754,  2000 860,  1999 886,  1998 757,  1997 710,  1996 710,  1995 738,  1994 782,  1993 724