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What does Gomer mean?

Gomer Pronunciation of Gomer [gomer] as a boys' name is of Hebrew and Old English origin, and the meaning of Gomer is "complete; good, famous". Biblical: the son of Japheth and grandson of Noah. As a surname, it derives from Old English gd "good" and mr "famous". Made known as the goofy marine in the 1960s TV series "Gomer Pyle".

Associated with: old english, good, famous, biblical, surname, old.


Creative forms:
(male) Gamer, Gomerd, ..

(female) Gomere, Gomeri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gomer Jordyn (G.J.), ..

How popular is Gomer?

Gomer is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#18177 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Gomer entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #1855 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gomer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gomer outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amer, Ammer, Aymer, Dover, Elmer, Gaer, Gamel, Ger, Gilmer, Glover, Gore, Goren, Gower, Greer, Grover, Homer, Omer, Roger, Roper, Rover, Royer, Shomer, Sommer, Tower, Ulmer and Umer. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gomer.

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