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What does Aymer mean?

Aymer Pronunciation of Aymer [aymer] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Aymer means "noble, famous". Aymer is a variant form of Elmer (Old English): transferred use of the surname.

Associated with: old english, noble, famous.


5 related forms via Elmer: Aylmar, Aylmer, Elemer, Ellmer and Elmir.

Creative forms:
(male) Admer, Armer, ..

(female) Ayet, Ayma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aymer Louis (A.L.), ..

How popular is Aymer?

Aymer is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Aymer is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Elmer (#1223 in recent rankings) is the only prominent varying form of Aymer (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Aylmer, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Aymer was common among parents during 1890-1899 (#36) and has become significantly diminished since, with Elmer falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elmer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aymer and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aymer is alike in pronunciation to Ameer, Ameir, Amer, Amir, Ammar, Ammer, Amor, Emeer, Emir, Emyr, Omar, Omer, Umar, Umer and Ymir. Other recommended names are Abeer, Abner, Acer, Adler, Ahmed, Ahmet, Ailmer (see Aylmer), Aime, Aimery, Aimes, Alger, Allmer, Alter, Amed, Amel, Amery, Ames, Amr, Ander, Anker, Armen, Asher, Asser, Avner, Ayden, Ayers, Ayken, Ayllmer (see Aylmer), Ayman, Aymeen, Aymeric, Aymery, Aymes, Aymil, Aymon, Ayren, Dyer, Eylmer (see Aylmer), Fylmer (see Filmore), Gomer, Homer, Hyder, Kyler, Myer, Ryder, Ryker, Tyler, Ulmer, Wyler and Wylmer. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aymer.

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