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129k
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since 1880

Elmer

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Noble and famous
  • #527 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Elmer" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18803730373#41 boy name
18813880388#38 boy name
18824410441#38 boy name
18834230423#40 boy name
18845230523#35 boy name
18854529443#40 boy name
18864850485#35 boy name
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18885270527#39 boy name
18895636557#34 boy name
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189358612574#32 boy name
189458712575#37 boy name
18956155610#34 boy name
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18975958587#34 boy name
189859613583#40 boy name
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19025828574#40 boy name
190356812556#40 boy name
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190562321602#41 boy name
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19076259616#45 boy name
190871122689#42 boy name
190971528687#45 boy name
191077717760#48 boy name
191191622894#48 boy name
19121,867271,840#47 boy name
19132,354312,323#45 boy name
19142,907292,878#46 boy name
19153,846443,802#45 boy name
19163,979433,936#45 boy name
19173,860483,812#45 boy name
19184,416434,373#44 boy name
19194,034533,981#44 boy name
19204,254484,206#45 boy name
19214,203564,147#48 boy name
19223,789513,738#54 boy name
19233,674443,630#57 boy name
19243,781483,733#57 boy name
19253,410513,359#61 boy name
19263,290603,230#61 boy name
19273,256543,202#61 boy name
19283,044672,977#63 boy name
19292,746512,695#70 boy name
19302,521432,478#80 boy name
19312,302362,266#82 boy name
19322,091352,056#94 boy name
19331,814291,785
19341,745371,708
19351,620271,593
19361,446361,410
19371,440251,415
19381,348221,326
19391,353251,328
19401,231131,218
19411,217161,201
19421,246181,228
19431,326151,311
19441,086181,068
194598615971
19461,053111,042
19471,01013997
194898416968
194988820868
195081912807
195185212840
195277413761
19536959686
19546767669
19557237716
19566596653
19576668658
195856010550
19595389529
19605249515
19614790479
19624365431
19634155410
19643966390
19653760376
19663265321
19673106304
19683080308
19693010301
19702860286
19712710271
19722450245
19732090209
19742220222
19751925187
19761840184
19771760176
19781660166
19791910191
19801675162
19811570157
19821500150
19831480148
19841630163
19851390139
19861490149
19871600160
19881680168
19891670167
19902150215
19912100210
19922350235
19932050205
19941840184
19952120212
19962220222
19972220222
19982110211
19991700170
20001840184
20012280228
20022230223
20032990299
20042060206
20052230223
20062160216
20072400240
20081790179
20092220222
20101910191
20111780178
20121410141
20131560156
20141650165

Want to know about the populiarty of Elmer? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 129,482 babies born with the name Elmer in the United States. That's more than enough Elmers to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 373 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Elmer" was in 1918 with a total of 4,373 babies. (That's a lot of baby Elmers)

According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elmer" ranks #42 in popularity as a baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 80 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of 3,290 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Elmer" mean?

Elmer (English): Noble and famous

The name "Elmer" is of English origin and it means "Noble and famous". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Your name in reverse order is "Remle". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rmlee". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Elmer popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Elmer in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Elmer

Chayanne

Chayanne is a singer and actor specializing in latin pop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1978 to present. Chayanne was born in 1968 as Elmer Figueroa Arce in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.

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Past life for Elmer born Feb 20, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 1675. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Name poster for Elmer

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