Elmer

Male

Meaning

Noble And Famous

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈɛl.mər/

Traits associated with the name Elmer:

Dogs named Elmer tend to be loving, industrious, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Elmer?

Naming your dog Elmer suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy lightheartedness. It also suggests that you are creative and enjoy coming up with unique names.

Is Elmer a good dog name?

Elmer has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Elmer isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,088
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1,134
New York City Dog Name Database
1,670
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Elmer is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Elmer was, in the past month, the 2812th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Elmer is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Elmer was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Elmer's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Elmer is most adored in Oregon, Washington and Nevada.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, Iowa and Louisiana.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Elmer.

Most popular breeds named Elmer:

  1. Beagle
  2. Pug
  3. Basset Hound
  4. American Staffordshire Terrier
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Elmer is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the 1920s, less common among today's canine companions.

Dog names like Elmer:

Eli
Ascended, uplifted, high
The Lord Is My God
From The East Town
a person who puts finishing edges on a garment
Rich Protector
Wealthy Guardian
Elmer dog name meaning

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Harper and elmer (Missouri, United States)
I love looking I love my dogs names to
February 10, 2022

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