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What does Elber mean?

Elber Pronunciation of Elber [el-ber] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Elber means "noble, bright". Elber is an alternate form of Elbert (Old English): variation of Albert.

Associated with: old english, noble, bright.


Creative forms:
(male) Egber, Eiber, ..

(female) Elberd, Elberi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elber Gus (E.G.), ..

How popular is Elber?

Elber is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#102691 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Elbert is the only prominent alternative form of Elber (outside Top 2000). This form of Elber reached the top of its popularity in the 1900s (#174), but now, Elbert has become less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Elber is alike in pronunciation to Wilber and Wilbur. Other recommended names are Alger, Alter, Ebbe, Eben, Eber, Ebert, Ebner, Ecbert (see Egbert), Edbert, Eder, Egbert, Einer, Eizer, Elden, Elder, Eldor, Elemer, Elex, Elgar, Elger, Elie, Ellar, Ellery, Ellger (see Alger), Ellmer, Elmar, Elmer, Elmir, Elrey, Elven, Elvern, Emeer, Ender, Esbern, Eylmer (see Aylmer), Ezer, Faber, Heber, Saber, Taber, Ulmer, Umber and Weber. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elber.

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