Elmo

Elmo - A very unique male name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elmo, meaning protector, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #294. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elmo and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elmo? 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 Elmo. The baby boy name Elmo was given to 6 baby boys in 1994, ranking #2905 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 295,406 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elmo peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1916 on position 267.



Famous with this name

Elmo Hernández
Elmo Magalona
Elmo Nüganen


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Elmo is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elmo is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,408 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,408.

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 Elmo is where you live.


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elmo origin and meaning

Elmo is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means protector. To see famous people named Elmo, pop culture references for the name Elmo and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to elmo

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

Elian / Elwin / Elan / Elam / Elwyn / Eleno / Elon / Eliam / Elma / Ellen /

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
19942905
19852448
19842345
19792168
19761581
19721471
19701800
19691701
19671032
19661579
19641353
19631618
19621126
19611336
19601058
19591305
19581013
1957966
1956931
1955900
1954845
19531007
1952955
1951733
1950796
1949886
1948739
1947753
1946663
1945700
1944561
1943571
1942550
1941588
1940600
1939554
1938517
1937516
1936473
1935492
1934513
1933478
1932435
1931523
1930471
1929468
1928400
1927399
1926374
1925366
1924332
1923318
1922327
1921294
1920279
1919315
1918316
1917275
1916267
1915299
1914286
1913281
1912293
1911276
1910294

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1408

Even more about elmo


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 elmo 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 elmo?

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
1916
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Elmo
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 295,406
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
1994 births +6

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