Elmira

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elmira

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Wiktionary

Possibly a feminine equivalent of Elmer from Germanic elements meaning "noble" and "famous", as in Spanish Edelmira. Introduced through literature (Molière, Goethe).

  1. A female given name.
  2. Any of a number of places in the US and Canada.
    1. A village in Missouri State.
    2. A city in New York State.

Notable Persons Named Elmira

She holds the title Miss Russia 2013 and Miss Russia. Elmira was born on October 7th, 1994 in Zhelezin District.

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Elmira was born on June 30th, 1990.

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Elmira was born on March 1st, 1934 in Baku. She left this life on August 1st, 1993.

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Elmira was born in 1936.

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Elmira Antommarchi is a poet. Elmira was born in CĂșcuta.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 13 13 0
1881 17 17 0
1882 17 17 0
1883 22 22 0
1884 21 21 0
1885 15 15 0
1886 18 18 0
1887 31 31 0
1888 19 19 0
1889 38 38 0
1890 31 31 0
1891 20 20 0
1892 31 31 0
1893 33 33 0
1894 20 20 0
1895 40 40 0
1896 38 38 0
1897 29 29 0
1898 37 37 0
1899 29 29 0
1900 33 33 0
1901 34 34 0
1902 42 42 0
1903 39 39 0
1904 31 31 0
1905 40 40 0
1906 34 34 0
1907 47 47 0
1908 54 54 0
1909 35 35 0
1910 47 47 0
1911 33 33 0
1912 71 71 0
1913 74 74 0
1914 80 80 0
1915 102 102 0
1916 104 104 0
1917 105 105 0
1918 108 108 0
1919 95 95 0
1920 97 97 0
1921 122 122 0
1922 94 94 0
1923 93 93 0
1924 81 81 0
1925 87 87 0
1926 86 86 0
1927 72 72 0
1928 92 92 0
1929 79 79 0
1930 67 67 0
1931 59 59 0
1932 52 52 0
1933 47 47 0
1934 57 57 0
1935 54 54 0
1936 43 43 0
1937 54 54 0
1938 49 49 0
1939 38 38 0
1940 49 49 0
1941 45 45 0
1942 40 40 0
1943 42 42 0
1944 42 42 0
1945 36 36 0
1946 27 27 0
1947 34 34 0
1948 34 34 0
1949 41 41 0
1950 33 33 0
1951 48 48 0
1952 31 31 0
1953 35 35 0
1954 36 36 0
1955 29 29 0
1956 23 23 0
1957 30 30 0
1958 32 32 0
1959 35 35 0
1960 31 31 0
1961 26 26 0
1962 32 32 0
1963 15 15 0
1964 17 17 0
1965 11 11 0
1966 13 13 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 14 14 0
1972 13 13 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 5 5 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 7 7 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 9 9 0
1987 9 9 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 8 8 0
1993 5 5 0
1996 5 5 0
1999 8 8 0
2002 5 5 0
2007 8 8 0
2009 6 6 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 7 7 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 14 14 0
2016 5 5 0
2017 11 11 0

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Popularity of Elmira as a first name

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Common last names for Elmira

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • King
  • Thompson
  • Harris
  • Baker
  • Wilson
  • Collins
  • Hall

Fun Facts about the name Elmira

  • How Popular is the name Elmira? Elmira is the 4,165th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elmira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,284 babies born with the first name Elmira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elmira to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elmira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Elmira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elmira is Monday, July 16th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Elmira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elmira was in 1921 with a total of 122 babies.
  • Random Elmira Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elmira is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Elmira: Your name in reverse order is Arimle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elraim. How do you pronounce that?

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