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What does Filmer mean?

Filmer Pronunciation of Filmer [filmer] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Filmer means "very famous". Filmer is an alternate form of Filmore (Old English).

Associated with: old english, famous.


Filmer has 2 variants: Fillmore and Fylmer.

Creative forms:
(male) Filer, Finmer, ..

(female) Filmet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Filmer Tahj (F.T.), ..

How popular is Filmer?

Filmer is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#71372 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Filmer (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Fillmore. Adoption of this relation of Filmer was at its apex a century ago (#1992). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aillmer (see Aylmer), Ailmer (see Aylmer), Allmer, Aylmer, Delmer, Ellmer, Elmer, Eylmer (see Aylmer), Farmer, Fielder, Filbert, Filep, Fisher, Folker, Fuller, Gilmer, Hiller, Miller, Palmer, Silver, Ulmer, Wilber, Wilder, Willmer, Wilmar, Wilmer and Wylmer. These names tend to be more commonly used than Filmer.

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