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What does Elmir mean?

Elmir Pronunciation of Elmir [elmir] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Elmir means "noble, famous". Elmir is an alternate form of Elmer (Old English): transferred use of the surname.

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, noble, famous


VARIANTS Ellmer, Aylmer, Aylmar


(male) Ellmir, Elmi, ..

(female) Eleil, Elmiri, ..

Elmir Hyrum (E.H.), ..

How popular is Elmir?

Elmir is an unusual first name for men. Elmir is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Elmer (#1223 VIA LATEST LIST) is the only prominent alternative form of Elmir (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Elemer, are uncommon. This relation of Elmir was favored as a baby name a century ago (#36) and has become significantly less popular since (#1223, 98% LESS USAGE), with Elmer becoming somewhat dated. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Elmir is pronounced similarly to Ailmer, Allmer, Elmar, Elmore, Eylmer, Ullmar, Ulmar, Ulmer, Wilmar, Wilmer and Wylmer. Other recommended names are Alair, Amir, Blair, Clair, Edmar, Elami, Elber, Elder, Eldin, Eldis, Eldor, Elgar, Elger, Elgin, Eli, Elia, Elie, Elis, Eliu, Eljin, Ellair, Ellar, Elli, Ellis, Elman, Elmo, Eloi, Elois, Elvin, Elvio, Elvis, Elwin, Emil, Emir, Emmit, Emyr, Ermin, Namir, Tamir and Ymir. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elmir.

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