Elmer: baby boy name meaning and popularity



Derived from the Old English name Æðelmær, which means "noble and famed." MUCH better than being famous for doing something less-than-noble.


El, Elm, Elmie.

Famous people named Elmer:

Inventor Elmer Sperry; playwright Elmer Rice; composer Elmer Bernstein; botanist Elmer Merrill; football player Elmer Layden.

Fun fact:

Elmer the Bull is the widely-recognizable mascot for Elmer's Glue.

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