What does Wilmer mean?
Wilmer [wilmer] as a boys' name is pronounced WIL-mer. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Wilmer is "strong desire".
Associated with: strong.
Related boy name: William.Creative forms:
(male) Wiler, Wimer, ..
(female) Wilmerne, Wilter, .. Middle name pairings:
Wilmer Lukas (W.L.), ..
How popular is Wilmer?
Wilmer is a somewhat popular first name for males (#758 out of 1220, Top 62%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#13071 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Wilmer for boys. Wilmer reached its highest rank of #285 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is at #1575 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent variation form of Wilmer (#1575 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 is William (#5 last year). Adoption of these relations of Wilmer reached its apex 135 years ago (usage of 7.76%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.84%, ▼89%), with forms such as Wilmer going out of style.
Wilmer▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aillmer, Ailmer, Allmer, Ayllmer, Aylmar, Aylmer, Ellmer, Elmar, Elmer▼, Elmir, Eylmer, Ullmar, Ulmar and Ulmer. Other suggested similar names are Delmer▼, Filmer, Fylmer (see Filmore), Gilmer, Hiller, Miller▲, Palmer, Silver, Walder, Walker▲, Waller, Walter▼, Wilber▼, Wilbert▼, Wilbur▼, Wilde, Wilder▲, Wilek, Wiley▼, Wilkes, Willem, Willerd, Willes, Willet, Willey, Wilmot, Winter, Wister and Wyler. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wilmer.See names in meaning and etymology.