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What does Ellmer mean?

Ellmer Pronunciation of Ellmer as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the name Ellmer means "noble, famous". Ellmer is a variant form of Elmer (Old English): transferred use of the surname.

ASSOCIATED WITH El-, old english, noble, famous


VARIANTS Elmir, Aylmer, Aylmar




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How popular is Ellmer?

Ellmer is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#98770 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

The only prominent variation form of Ellmer (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000 is Elmer (#1223 LAST YEAR). Adoption of this relation of Ellmer was at its apex a century ago (#36) and is now significantly lower (#1223, 98%), with Elmer becoming somewhat dated. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Ellmer is alike in pronunciation to Aillmer, Ailmer, Allmer, Ayllmer, Elmar, Elmore, Eylmer, Ullmar, Ulmar, Ulmer, Willmar, Willmer, Wilmar, Wilmer and Wylmer. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Allger, Altaer, Alter, Amer, Ammer, Beamer, Colter, Colver, Delmer, Eadger, Eber, Eder, Edmar, Einer, Elber, Elder, Eldor, Elger, Elie, Ellair, Ellar, Ellard, Ellerey, Ellery, Ellford (see Elford), Ellgar (see Alger), Ellger (see Alger), Ellice, Ellrod, Ellson, Elrey, Eltman, Elven, Elvern, Emeer, Emir, Emlen, Erle, Filmer, Fylmer (see Filmore), Gilmer, Glover, Hammer, Helier, Hiller, Kazmer, Loller, Marmer, Miller, Myller (see Miller), Oliver, Pallmer (see Palmer), Palmer, Shomer, Sommer, Tellfer (see Telford), Umer, Walder, Waller and Wilber. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ellmer.

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