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What does Delmer mean?

Delmer Pronunciation of Delmer [delmer] as a boys' name. The name Delmer means "of the sea". Delmer is a variant form of Delmar (Spanish, Old French).

Associated with: sea.


Delmer has 2 variants: Delmor and Delmore.

Creative forms:
(male) Deemer, Denmer, ..

(female) Delmeri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delmer Waylon (D.W.), ..

How popular is Delmer?

Delmer is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#975 out of 1220, Top 80%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#149328 out of 150436, Top 99%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Delmer reached its highest position of #430 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Delmer appearing in the Top 2000 is Delmar. Adoption of these forms of Delmer reached its peak a century ago, but now, versions such as Delmar have become less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ailmer (see Aylmer), Allmer, Aylmer, Beamer, Beemer, Decker, Deker, Dekker, Delbert, Delles, Delman, Delmon, Demar, Denver, Dexter, Ellmer, Elmer, Eylmer (see Aylmer), Filmer, Fylmer (see Filmore), Gilmer, Helier, Heller, Keller, Melker, Palmer, Telfer, Ulmer, Wilmer and Wylmer. These names tend to be less commonly used than Delmer.

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