Name Alma Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alma


Alma is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Alma?

The name Alma is of Latin origin and it is a Spanish and Portuguese name. Alma is also a short form of names, which derived from the Gothic word “Amal-“, see e.g. Amalberga.

What does the name Alma mean?

The name Alma has a lot of different meanings, just choose one: “brave” and “diligent” (from Gothic “amals”), “young woman” (from Hebrew “‘almá/עַלְמָה”), “fertile” or “nourishing” (from Latin “almus”) and “ghost” or “soul” in Portuguese and Spanish. In Hungary, Alma means “apple”.

Pronunciation of Alma

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Popularity of the name Alma

The name Alma is ranked #928 overall.

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