a masculine name
Origin of Elmerultimately ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Old English Æthelmær (; from æthel, noble + mære famous), or ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Egilmær (; from egil- ; from ege, awe, dread + mære)
- A surname.
- A male given name transferred back from the surname in the 19th century U.S.
Medieval variant of the given name Aylmer, from Old English æþel (“noble”) + mær (“famous”) .