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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #527 most popular

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 eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for luster, your shine.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

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

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


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 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Elmer" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 21 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of 2,521 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Elmer


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


Past life for Elmer born Jul 14, 1924

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 Burma approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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