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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and mær "famous". It is a cognate of ADELMAR.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAdelmar(Ancient Germanic) Amse(Frisian) Almiro(Portuguese) Adelmar, Almir(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Edelmiro(Spanish)

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classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   strong   strange   complex   serious  

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Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from http://www.pase.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp.
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 42.
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