It is an old Viking name. It was a partial name of the Frost Giants (Jötnar) in Norse mythology. It means "one who yells". -ir is like a subject meaning "one" when speaking of someone. Elm means "yell". Some giant names include Berglelmir - Mountain yeller/Bear yeller. Aurgelmir - Gravel yeller. Thrudgelmir - Strength yeller.
You're so loud, they should've named you Elmir.
by mjhammer131 February 11, 2010
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Elmir is a common name for people with an high IQ in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
His name must be Elmir - he is so smart
by Jenssenss February 24, 2008