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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elmar

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Alt. Meaning

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Notable Persons Named Elmar

Elmar Bjarnason is a soccer player for the Aarhus Gymnastikforening, Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur, Celtic F.C., Lyn Fotball, IFK Göteborg, Randers FC, Iceland national under-17 football team, Iceland national under-19 football team, and Iceland national under-21 football team. Elmar was born on March 4th, 1987 in Reykjavík.


Elmar Brok is a Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs, Member of the European Parliament, President of the Union of European Federalists, Chairman of theEuropean Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs, Member of theEuropean Parliament, and Pre. Elmar was born on May 14th, 1946 in Verl.


Elmar was born on January 26th, 1910 in Brünn, Moravia, Austria-Hungary. He passed away on July 31st, 1993.


Elmar was born on July 28th, 1963.


Elmar was born in 1990.


Elmar Mammadyarov is a Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Foreign Affairs (Azerbaijan). Elmar was born on September 7th, 1961 in Baku.


Fun Facts about the name Elmar

  • How Popular is the name Elmar? Elmar is the 21,459th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elmar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 307 babies born with the first name Elmar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elmar to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elmar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Elmar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elmar is Saturday, August 11th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Elmar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elmar was in 1923 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Elmar Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elmar is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Elmar: Your name in reverse order is Ramle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mealr. How do you pronounce that?

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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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