Alma - Meaning of Alma

What does Alma mean?

[ 2 syll. al-ma, alm-a ] The baby boy name Alma is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is AEL-Mah (English) †. The origin of Alma is Germanic. Alma is a variant of the name Almanzo (English).

See also the related category germanic (german).

Alma is rare as a baby name for boys. At the peak of its usage in 1901, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Alma. Its ranking then was #562. The baby name has since markedly fallen in popularity, and is today of very modest use. Out of all boy names in its group, Alma was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018. Alma has in the past century been predominantly given to girls. In 1919, girls named Alma outnumbered boys by 64 times.

Baby names that sound like Alma include Alanso, Alanzo, Allmanzo, Allmenzo, Allohnso, Allohnzo, Allona, Allonzo, Almanzo (English), Almenzo, Almonzo, Alonso (English, Italian, and Spanish), Alonza, Alonzo (Italian, Spanish, and English), Olaneg, Alamisi (Swahili), and Almaquio.

† Pronunciation for Alma: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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