Delmer

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
108
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Delmer mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Delmer

"Delmer" is a name of French origin, and it means "Mariner Of the sea". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Delmer

Delmer Daves was a film director, screenwriter, and film producer. Delmer was born on July 24th, 1904 in San Francisco. He left this life on August 17th, 1977.

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Del Lord was a film director and actor. Del was given the name Delmer Lord on October 7th, 1894 in Grimsby, Ontario. He passed away on March 23rd, 1970.

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Delmer Myers Brown was an educator and author. Delmer was born on November 20th, 1909 in Harrisonville, Missouri. Delmer is also known as Delmer Myers Brown. He breathed his last breath on November 9th, 2011.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Delmer

Célestin Delmer was a soccer player for the FC Mulhouse, Amiens SC, Excelsior AC Roubaix, Red Star F.C., and France national football team. Célestin was born on February 15th, 1907 in Villejuif, France. He breathed his last breath on March 2nd, 1996.

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How popular is the baby name Delmer in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 7 0 7
1885 5 0 5
1886 6 0 6
1887 5 0 5
1891 5 0 5
1893 8 0 8
1894 8 0 8
1897 7 0 7
1899 9 0 9
1900 9 0 9
1901 11 0 11
1902 12 0 12
1903 12 0 12
1904 11 0 11
1905 5 0 5
1906 9 0 9
1907 24 0 24
1908 17 0 17
1909 20 0 20
1910 18 0 18
1911 25 0 25
1912 45 0 45
1913 66 0 66
1914 80 0 80
1915 113 0 113
1916 137 0 137
1917 160 6 154
1918 160 0 160
1919 188 0 188
1920 189 0 189
1921 194 0 194
1922 180 0 180
1923 204 0 204
1924 205 0 205
1925 190 0 190
1926 186 0 186
1927 181 0 181
1928 185 0 185
1929 198 5 193
1930 177 0 177
1931 171 0 171
1932 176 0 176
1933 159 0 159
1934 184 0 184
1935 182 0 182
1936 186 5 181
1937 172 0 172
1938 180 0 180
1939 155 0 155
1940 134 0 134
1941 131 0 131
1942 134 0 134
1943 123 0 123
1944 113 0 113
1945 96 0 96
1946 127 0 127
1947 112 0 112
1948 109 0 109
1949 80 0 80
1950 81 0 81
1951 80 0 80
1952 80 0 80
1953 77 0 77
1954 85 0 85
1955 82 0 82
1956 72 0 72
1957 50 0 50
1958 65 0 65
1959 54 0 54
1960 54 0 54
1961 45 0 45
1962 45 0 45
1963 43 0 43
1964 40 0 40
1965 38 0 38
1966 42 0 42
1967 28 0 28
1968 38 0 38
1969 24 0 24
1970 32 0 32
1971 22 0 22
1972 23 0 23
1973 21 0 21
1974 23 0 23
1975 20 0 20
1976 29 0 29
1977 19 0 19
1978 17 0 17
1979 15 0 15
1980 10 0 10
1981 14 0 14
1982 14 0 14
1983 9 0 9
1984 8 0 8
1985 10 0 10
1986 7 0 7
1987 9 0 9
1988 11 0 11
1989 16 0 16
1990 16 0 16
1992 6 0 6
1993 5 0 5
1994 11 0 11
1995 7 0 7
1996 7 0 7
1997 11 0 11
1999 8 0 8
2000 8 0 8
2001 8 0 8
2002 6 0 6
2003 5 0 5
2004 8 0 8
2006 12 0 12
2007 9 0 9
2008 8 0 8
2009 8 0 8
2010 5 0 5
2011 5 0 5
2012 13 0 13
2014 8 0 8
2015 6 0 6
2016 5 0 5
2017 5 0 5

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Popularity of Delmer as a first name

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Popularity of Delmer as a last name

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Common last names for Delmer

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Hall
  • White
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Wright

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Delmer U.S.
  White 84.26% 64.26%
  African American 7.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Delmer

People with the last name Delmer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Delmer

  • What name lists does Delmer rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Delmer? Delmer is the 2,937th most popular name of all time. As a last name Delmer was the 151,532nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Delmer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,637 babies born with the first name Delmer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Delmer to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Delmer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Delmer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Delmer is Wednesday, August 3rd, 1814.
  • What year had the most people named Delmer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Delmer was in 1924 with a total of 205 babies.
  • Random Delmer Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Delmer is not a popular baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Delmer: Your name in reverse order is Remled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edrmel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Delmer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 108 people with the last name Delmer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Delmer? Delmer is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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