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 8763 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 0.53% from its previous ranking of 8717 in 2015. Alma was ranked 723 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 5.24% from its previous ranking of 687 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 592 people have Alma as their first name. Alma is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Alma is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1882 and ranked 8763 (0.000204% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 160605 people wear Alma as their first name. Alma is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1880 and ranked 8763 (0.000204% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 160605 people have Alma as their first name. Alma is not a native United States and Alma may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.044432% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Alma
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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.

Alma are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. Alma are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. Alma are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent.

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: AlmaAlmadeliaAlmaeAlmalikAlmalynAlmanAlmandaAlmandoAlmanzoAlmarAlmareeAlmareneAlmaricAlmarickAlmarieAlmarineAlmarionAlmarosaAlmasAlmatineComments :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. - Diann Neuhaus
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