Helmer - Meaning of Helmer
[ 2 syll. hel-mer, he-lm-er ] The baby boy name Helmer is pronounced as HHEHLMeh-R †. Helmer is mainly used in the German and Scandinavian languages, and its language of origin is Germanic. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'heill' meaning healthy, safe, whole ; 'meri' great, famous. Old forms of Helmer include Heilmar (Germanic) and Helimar (Germanic).
Helmer is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1908, 0.007% of baby boys were given the name Helmer. It ranked at #854 then. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency, and is today of sporadic use. Out of all boy names in its group, Helmer was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Helmer: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; 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)"