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Wilmer /wil-mer/ as a boys' name is pronounced WIL-mer. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Wilmer is "strong desire".


Wilmer has 5 variants: Willmar, Willmer, Wilmar, Wilmore and Wylmer.

Related boy name: William.

Kreatif forms: Welmer, Wilwer, Woolmer. [more]

pinHow 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 #299 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wilmer name in U.S.

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

The only other prominent variation form of Wilmer ranked in the Top 1000 is William (#5 last year). Adoption of these relations of Wilmer reached its apex 104 years ago (usage of 0.85%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.498%, 41%), with the form Wilmer falling out of style.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Wilmer, William in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wilmer, William outside U.S.

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Wilmer is alike in pronunciation to Aillmer, Ailmer, Allmer, Ayllmer, Aylmar, Aylmer, Ellmer, Elmar, Elmer, Elmir, Eylmer, Ullmar, Ulmar and Ulmer. Other suggested similar baby names are Delmer, Filmer, Fylmer, 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.