Elmer

Elmer - A very unique male name



  Apr 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elmer, meaning noble and renowned, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #47. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elmer and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elmer? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Elmer. The baby boy name Elmer was given to 85 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1274 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 19,307 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elmer peaked in popularity 101 years ago in 1918 on position 44.



Famous with this name

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Elmer Clifton
Erica Elmer


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Elmer is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elmer is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #529 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,076.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Elmer is where you live.


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Elmer origin and meaning

Elmer is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means noble and renowned. To see famous people named Elmer, pop culture references for the name Elmer and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Elmer

We've found the following names that sound similar to Elmer, sorted by popularity.

Elmore / Eleanor / Elmar /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121274
20111013
2010986
2009912
20081014
2007874
2006905
2005828
2004847
2003667
2002776
2001774
2000802
1999856
1998739
1997694
1996726
1995721
1994751
1993735
1992677
1991686
1990677
1989764
1988735
1987737
1986783
1985777
1984709
1983799
1982741
1981771
1980674
1979628
1978667
1977663
1976619
1975578
1974526
1973558
1972511
1971503
1970479
1969445
1968444
1967439
1966437
1965402
1964412
1963394
1962391
1961365
1960343
1959333
1958329
1957286
1956286
1955263
1954269
1953267
1952247
1951227
1950226
1949216
1948202
1947201
1946178
1945169
1944164
1943153
1942158
1941147
1940142
1939132
1938130
1937120
1936121
1935115
1934108
1933100
193293
193182
193080
192970
192863
192761
192661
192561
192457
192357
192254
192148
192045
191944
191844
191745
191645
191545
191446
191345
191246
191148
191047

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania529
Kentucky667
Maryland757
Indiana868
California874
Virginia877
Florida1118
New York1858
Texas2076

Even more about Elmer


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Elmer a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Elmer?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1918
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Elmer
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 19,307
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +85

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