"moor with elm trees"

Elmore Origin and Meaning

The name Elmore is boy's name of English origin meaning "moor with elm trees".
Boys' names beginning with "El" were all the rage in the 1910s, but today Elmore - along with Elwin, Ellsworth and others - has barely been used for decades. It has literary connections through writer Elmore "Dutch" Leonard. More recently, several children's book characters have given the name a cuddly feel: Holly Hobbie's Elmore the Porcupine, and Elmore Green in Lauren Child's "The New Small Person".

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Famous People Named Elmore

  • Elmore John LeonardAmerican novelist
  • Elmore JamesAmerican blues guitarist
  • Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr.American actor
  • Elmore Howard HutchinsonJamaican,American cricketer
  • Elmore PhilpottCanadian politician and journalist

Elmore in Pop Culture

  • Elmoresetting of TV's "The Amazing World of Gumball"