Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements agil "edge, blade" and mari "famous". Egilmar (or Elimar) was the name of two counts of Oldenburg in the 12th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesElmar(German) Elmārs(Latvian)


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 33.
Entry updated December 7, 2022