[ 3 syll. a-del-mar, ad-elm-ar ] The baby boy name Adelmar is pronounced as aa-DehL-MAA-R †. Adelmar is used chiefly in the German language and its origin is Germanic. The name is of the meaning nobly famous. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'adal' meaning noble, honorable ; 'meri' great, famous. Adalmar (Germanic) and Almar (Germanic) are older forms of Adelmar. Adalmar is a cognate of the Old English Aethelmaer, which is itself the source of the name Elmer. The name Edelmira (Spanish) is the female form of Adelmar.
Adelmar is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Adelmar: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"