Elmer Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ailmar, Old English Æ{dh}elm?r, composed of the elements æ{dh}el ‘noble’ + m?r ‘famous’, which was reinforced after the Conquest by the introduction of Old French Ailmer, from a Continental cognate. North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi(l) ‘edge or tip (of a sword)’ + man ‘man’. South German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elm tree, Middle High German elm(e). Swiss German: habitational name from a village so named in Glarus canton.

List of People with Surname Elmer

Based on our public records, there are a total of 3,661 people with the surname Elmer. Among these people surnamed Elmer, there are approximately 405 distinct names, with an average of 9 people who share the same name. John Elmer, William Elmer and Robert Elmer are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Elmer, with 60, 60 and 59 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Wisconsin has the most people surnamed Elmer, with a total of 401 people, and there are a total of 204 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Elmer, with a total of 286 people and an average of 168 distinct names.