Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHL-mər  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a surname that was derived from the Old English name Æðelmær. In the United States it is sometimes given in honour of brothers Jonathan (1745-1817) and Ebenezer Elmer (1752-1843), who were active in early American politics.

Related Names

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People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

Estonia: March 4
Finland: January 3


Entry updated June 13, 2019