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Wilmer

First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wilmer mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Wilmer

User Submitted Origins

Spanish
67%
English
20%
Swedish
7%
German
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Arkansas, U.S. says the name Wilmer means "The God of the Heavens".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Wilmer

Notable Persons Named Wilmer

Wilmer Valderrama

Wilmer Valderrama is an actor, voice actor, singer, dancer, and producer. He was most active from 1998 to present. Wilmer was given the name Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama on January 30th, 1980 in Miami. Wilmer is also known as Eduardo Fresco.

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Wilmer Flores

Wilmer Flores is a baseball player for the New York Mets. Wilmer was born on August 6th, 1991 in Valencia, Carabobo.

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Wilmer McLean

Wilmer McLean was a grocer. Wilmer was born on May 3rd, 1814 in Manassas, Virginia. He left this life on June 5th, 1882.

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Wílmer Cabrera

Wílmer Cabrera is a soccer manager for the Rio Grande Valley FC Toros, Independiente Santa Fe, América de Cali, Club Atlético Independiente, Millonarios F.C., Deportes Tolima, Boyacá Chicó F.C., Club Sport Herediano, Long Island Rough Riders, and Colombia national football team. Wílmer was born on September 15th, 1967 in Cartagena, Colombia.

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Bill Butler

Bill Butler is a cinematographer. His career lasted from 1969 to 1969. Bill was given the name Wilmer C. Butler on April 7th, 1921 in Cripple Creek, Colorado. Bill is also known as Bztler and Wilmer C..

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Wilmer David Mizell

Wilmer David Mizell was a baseball player. Wilmer was born on August 13th, 1930 in Vinegar Bend, Alabama. He breathed his last breath on February 21st, 1999.

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  • Wilmer Allison
    Tennis Player
  • Wilmer Difo
    Baseball Player
  • Wilmer Crisanto
    Soccer Player
  • Wilmer Aguirre
    Soccer Player
  • Wilmer W. Tanner
  • Wilmer Herrison

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilmer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilmer

Douglas Wilmer

He was most active from 1945 to present. Douglas was born on January 8th, 1920 in London.

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Val Wilmer

She has had major accomplishments since 1959. Val was given the name Valerie Sybil Wilmer on December 7th, 1941 in Harrogate, England.

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Franke Wilmer

Franke was born on December 2nd, 1950 in Washington, D.C.

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William Holland Wilmer

William was born on October 9th, 1792 in White House Farm (Chestertown, Maryland). He died on July 24th, 1827.

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Clive Wilmer

Clive was born on February 10th, 1945.

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Richard Hooker Wilmer

Richard was born as the child of William Holland Wilmer on March 15th, 1816. He passed away on June 14th, 1900.

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Common last names for Wilmer

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Jackson
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • Young
  • Clark
  • Bailey
  • King

Common first names for Wilmer

  • William
  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Charles
  • George
  • Raymond
  • Robert
  • Helen
  • Arthur
  • Richard

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wilmer U.S.
  White 62.54% 64.26%
  African American 29.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wilmer

People with the last name Wilmer are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Wilmer

  • What name lists does Wilmer rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Wilmer? Wilmer is the 1,948th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wilmer was the 13,622nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wilmer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,123 babies born with the first name Wilmer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilmer to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilmer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 19 new born babies.
  • When was Wilmer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilmer is Friday, August 26th, 1825.
  • What year had the most people named Wilmer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilmer was in 1920 with a total of 443 babies.
  • Random Wilmer Factoid: According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilmer ranks 90th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 5 babies in Delaware have the same name in 1942.
  • Weird things about the name Wilmer: The name spelled backwards is Remliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lewmri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wilmer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,224 people with the last name Wilmer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wilmer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Wilmer as their last name since less than 1 person in 133k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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