Alma meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Alma No. of characters: 4 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: English Spanish Italian Gothic Latin
Religion: Hindu Muslim How to pronounce Alma a-lma What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Bitter From the Gaelic Maili which is a Pet Form of Mary Bitter Star of the Sea Soul With Dark Red Lips Nourishing Soul All Good Giving Nurture Kind Greek origin, meaning: seawater Hebrew, meaning: young woman Latin, meaning: the nourishing Spanish, meaning: soul. Also short form of names with "Amal" (meaning: capable, brave). In Germany in the 19th century taken from Italy. Namesake: Alma Mahler-Werfel, American-Austrian artist.

Alma was ranked 907 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 0.98% from its previous ranking of 916 in 2015. Alma was ranked 583 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.10% from its previous ranking of 571 in 2015.

Full form of Alma : Altruistic Lively Middleclass Alert

Alma is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 609 in 2015. Only 512 people have Alma as their first name. Alma is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Alma was a widely used first name for girl but is an uncommmon first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 2016 and ranked 907 (0.000204% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 160605 people wear Alma as their first name. Pre-name of Muslim or Christian origin. Muslim Meaning "scholarly, educated" Chestnut Meaning: de Almeda "princess" Feast on August 1st. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Alma showcases in the charts. 0.044432% of Americans have this given name.

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History of Alma

For the past fourteen centuries, most Muslims in the world, whether Asian, African, European or American, are keen to choose for their children Muslim names. This attachment is rooted at the source of Islam and remains, for the diaspora, the only witness to his original identity. For Breton, St. Almeda is a Welsh Christian murdered by her claiming that she refused out of loyalty to God.

Expression number of Alma is 9. They are very emotional and voluntary. Alma are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. Their certainties are unstoppable and it is useless to try to change their minds. Alma are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. They have authority and are respected. Alma are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent. Dreamers, they repaint the world with their colors. Obstinate, they do not give up easily. Their morality is flexible and depends on circumstances. Open minded, curious, welcoming, they have the sense of contact and adapt with ease to all situations.

Names that rhyme with Alma Famous people named Alma
Alma Matrecito in Gran lanzamiento as Actress
Alma Ferovic in RockStar as Soundtrack
Alma Pöysti in Vuosaari as Actress
Shirley Dalmas in Your Service as Actress
Christina Kalman in Paraiso Travel as Actress
Alma Arnal in Simon as Actress
Almaz Böhm in Mr. Karl - Ein Mensch für Menschen as
Salma Shaw in People You Know as Actress
Margaret Talmadge in A Girl of the Timber Claims as Actress
Alma Bennett in The Lost World as Actress
Names like Alma Alma Namesakes Related Names: Alma Almadelia Almae Almalik Almalyn Alman Almanda Almando Almanzo Almar Almaree Almarene Almaric Almarick Almarie Almarine Almarion Almarosa Almas Almatine Posts having Alma: References for Alma:
Alma, character in Film Dzhambul
Alma Grey, character in TV Series A Place to Call Home
Alma Gray, character in TV Series A Place to Call Home
Alma, character in Film El Juego Del Amor
Alma Marvin, character in TV Series Mobile One
Alma Rostalba, character in TV Series ITV Playhouse
Comments :Diann Neuhaus Alma is a proper name of the person Italian women. The name derives from the Latin Almus, "nutritious"; the meaning may be interpreted with "who gives the growth", "nourishing", "nurse". In Italian the term courtly alma indicates the soul, so that we find mentioned in many famous poems, including those of Torquato Tasso. The name still coincides with several terms of other languages; in Spanish and Portuguese alma indicates the ' soul (in which case it has the same meaning of the names Dušan and Enid ), as well as in Italian in the courtly register, while in Hungarian means " apple ". The name was rare in English before the Battle of Alma, which took place in 1854. As Alma mater was in ancient fertility goddess called what in allusion was later practiced "spiritual nourishment" synonymous with or part of the name of several universities. Specifically, the University of Vienna with the Latin name Alma Mater Rudolphina titled. Popularity of Alma
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