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What does Delmar mean?

Delmar /del-mar/ as a boys' name is pronounced DEL-mar. It is of Spanish and Old French origin, and the meaning of Delmar is "of the sea". Place name and Spanish form of Delmore. Poet Delmore Schwartz.

Associated with: sea


Delmar has 3 variants: Delmer, Delmor and Delmore.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Deldar, Dermar, ..

(female) Delmarie, Delmarria, ..

How popular is Delmar?

Delmar is a somewhat popular first name for males (#717 out of 1220, Top 59%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#21620 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Delmar for boys. Delmar reached its peak position of #317 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delmar name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Delmar outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of Delmar and associated names. Delmer is the only other popular variation form of Delmar rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Delmar reached its most widespread during the years 1920-1929 (median #376).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delmar, Delmer in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Adelmar, Algar, Allgar (see Alger), Alomar, Aylmar, Baumar, Cezar, Damar, Danar, Decker, Deems, Deepak, Deker, Dekker, Delani, Delano, Delany, Delfin, Delios, Delius, Dell, Delles, Delman, Delmon, Delmont, Delon, Delos, Delray, Delron, Delton, Delvin, Delwyn, Demar, Demario, Demarko, Demarr, Demas, Denman, Denmark, Denver, Deodar, Deshad (see Deshan), Deshal (see Deshan), Deshay, Deval, Dewuan (see Dejuan), Dexter, Dilan, Dima, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan, Edmar, Elgar, Ellgar (see Alger), Elmar, Halvar, Hamar, Homar, Ilar, Jamar, Jemar, Jimar, Jomar, Lemar, Omar, Osmar, Palmar, Sezar, Tilar, Ullmar, Ulmar, Umar, Willmar (see Wilmer) and Wilmar. These names tend to be less frequently used than Delmar.