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What does Elemer mean?

Elemer Pronunciation of Elemer [el-e-mer] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and Elemer means "noble, famous". Elemer is an alternate spelling of Elmer (Old English): transferred use of the surname.

Associated with: old english, noble, famous.


4 alternative forms via Elmer: Aylmer, Aymer, Ellmer and Elmir.

Creative forms:
(male) Eleger, Elemyr, ..

(female) Elemera, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elemer Ryley (E.R.), ..

How popular is Elemer?

Elemer is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Elemer is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Elemer (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Elmer (#1223 from recent data). Other variants, like Ellmer, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Elemer was widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.5%) and has become much less since. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Elemer is alike in pronunciation to Alamar and Alomar. Other recommended names are Abeer, Alester, Alger, Allger, Allmer, Alter, Ameer, Amer, Ammer, Ayllmer (see Aylmer), Baumer, Beamer, Beemer, Brewer, Deker, Delmer, Ebenzer, Eber, Eder, Elam, Elazar, Elber, Elbert, Elder, Eleazar, Eleazer, Elger, Elie, Eliezer, Ellair, Ellar, Ellery, Ellesmere, Ellger (see Alger), Elman, Elmar, Elmore, Elven, Emeer, Emelen, Emir, Emyr, Esme, Evered, Everet, Eylmer (see Aylmer), Farmer, Gilmer, Greer, Heder, Jaeger, Keder, Keefer, Keer, Kleiner, Lexer, Marmer, Meyer, Neper, Oliver, Palmer, Peer, Seger, Shefer, Slater, Speer, Trever, Ulmer, Weber, Willmer, Wilmer, Wylmer and Xever. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elemer.

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