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) Almir, Adelmar(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Edelmiro(Spanish)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   strong   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 42.

Entry updated February 4, 2020