[ 3 syll. al-mi-ra, alm-ira ] The baby girl name Almira is pronounced aa-LMIY-Raa- †. Almira is of Sanskrit origin. It is used mainly in Arabic, English, and Spanish. The meaning of Almira is 'clothes basket'. Almira is the feminine version of the Indian Almiron.
Almira has 17 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Allmera, Almeara, Almearah, Almeera, Almeerah, Almeira, Almeirah, Almera, Almeria, Almiera, Almierah, Almire, Almyra, Almyrah, and Elmira (used in Arabic too). Forms used in foreign languages include the Arabic Almirah and the Spanish Edelmira.
Almira is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1902, 0.006% of baby girls were named Almira. It was #819 in rank then. The baby name has seen a drop in frequency since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Within all girl names in its family, Almira was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Almira: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"