[ 3 syll. el-mi-ra, elm-ira ] The baby girl name Elmira is pronounced as ehLMIH-R-aa- †. Elmira is of Sanskrit and Old English origin, and it is used mainly in the Arabic, English, and Italian languages.
Elmira is an Arabic and English form of the Arabic, English, and Spanish Almira.
Elmira is also an Italian form of the German, Italian, and English Elma.
Elmira is unusual as a baby name for girls. Its usage peaked modestly in 1908 with 0.015% of baby girls being given the name Elmira. Its ranking then was #494. The baby name has since experienced a marked decline in frequency, and is of only sporadic use now. Among all girl names in its group, Elmira was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Elmira include Elanor, Eleanor, Eleanore, Elenor, Elenore, Eleonor, Eléonore, Elinor, Ellynor, Elnora, Elynor, Elynore, Eleanora, Elenora, Eleonore, Elienor, Elinoar, Elinore, Elionor, and Alienor.
† Pronunciation for Elmira: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"