[ 3 syll. ar-mi-da, arm-ida ] The baby girl name Armida is pronounced as aa-RMIY-D-ah †. Armida is used predominantly in Italian and Spanish. Its origin is Literary. The name was first created by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso for his epic poem Jerusalem Delivered (1581), in which Armida is the name of a beautiful and seductive witch who wreaks havoc among the crusaders.
The origin and meaning of Armida is inherited by all variant forms.
Armida is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1930 with 0.007% of baby girls being named Armida. It had a ranking of #802 then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is currently of sporadic use. Among all girl names in its family, Armida was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Armida: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"