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What does Aylmer mean?

Aylmer Pronunciation of Aylmer as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Aylmer is "noble and renowned". The homonym Elmer is the more common form.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, noble, renowned (famous)


VARIANTS Aillmer, Ailmer, Allmer, Ayllmer, Elmer, Eylmer

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ELMER Aylmar, Aymer, Elemer, Ellmer, Elmir



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How popular is Aylmer?

Aylmer is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#95567 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Elmer (#1259 IN 2018) is the only popular related form of Aylmer (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Elmir, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Aylmer reached its apex 128 years ago (USAGE OF 0.5%) and is now much reduced, with Elmer falling out of fashion. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Aylmer is alike in pronunciation to Elmar, Ullmar, Ulmar, Ulmer, Willmer, Wilmar, Wilmer and Wylmer. Other recommended sound-alike names are Achmed, Adamek, Adler, Ahmet, Aimes, Alair, Alamar, Albert, Alec, Aled, Alfeo, Alger, Algey, Allen, Alley, Allger, Allie, Alomar, Altaer, Alten, Alter, Alvern, Ameer, Amel, Amer, Ammer, Amor, Anker, Arlea, Arlie, Armen, Asser, Atlee, Ayken, Aylwin, Aymeen, Aymery, Aymes, Aymil, Ayren, Balder, Beamer, Chalmer, Culver, Delmer, Elger, Filmer, Fylmer (see Filmore), Gilmer, Heller, Kyler, Myller (see Miller), Omer, Palmer, Ryder, Skyler, Skyller, Sommer, Sylver, Tayler, Telfer, Tyler, Umer, Valter, Waller, Walter and Wyler. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aylmer.

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