Elmer
Origin/Usage
English, Germanic
Pronunciation
EL-mər
Meaning
The riverbank where elm trees grow
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Elmer is a modern version of an Old English place name, most likely “Elmour” or “Elmore”, derived from two words - “elm” which means the elm tree, and “ofer” which means a river bank.

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