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Ima - Meaning of Ima

What does Ima mean?

Meaning of the name ImaEmmaEmilyAmeliaEmilia(Latin) imitating; rivalingEmmalynMillieEmeliaEmmyAmelieEmmalynnEmmelineAmaliaEmilieEmmalineEmmaleeEmaImmahImmaImakoImah

[ 2 syll. i-ma, im-a ] The baby girl name Ima is pronounced IY-Maa- †. Ima's origin is Latin, Germanic, and Japanese, and its use, English, German, and Japanese. From Japanese roots, its meaning is 'now'.

In addition, Ima is a diminutive form of Amelia (English, German, Dutch, Italian, Latin, and Spanish).

Ima is also a variant of Emma in the English language.

Variants of Ima include Ema, Imah, Imako (Japanese), Imma, and Immah.

See also the related categories, japanese and german.

Ima is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1932, 0.020% of baby girls were given the name Ima. It ranked at #443 then. The baby name has since experienced a substantial decline in popularity, and is of only infrequent use today. In 2016, within the group of girl names directly linked to Ima, Emma was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Ima include Ema, Imaen, Imaene, Imah, Imain, Imaine, Iman, Imane, Imayn, Imayne, Imee, Imene, Imma, Immi, Immie, Immy, In'am, Inah, Inanne, and Ine.

† Pronunciation for Ima: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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