Name Alma – origin and meaning

Alma is a female name.

Origin of Alma

Alma is of Latin origin and a Spanish and Portuguese name. Alma is as well a short form of names, which derive from the Gothic word “Amal-“, e.g. Amalberga.

Meaning of Alma

Alma has a lot of different meanings, just choose one: “the brave” (from Gothic “amal”), “the young lady” (Hebrew), “the fertile”/“the nourishing” (from Latin “almus”), “the ghost”/“the soul” (Portuguese and Spanish).


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