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Alma Meaning


What does Alma mean?

The name Alma is of Latin and Spanish origin.

The meaning of Alma is "nurturing, soul".

Alma is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Al-ma.

The Given Name Alma

Alma appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A name fit for a child full of spirit and a positive vibe, a little adventurer.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Alma falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Alma Prica.

Alma Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 723 in baby name popularity for girls with 390 occurrences. It ranked 8,811 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 687 in baby name popularity for girls with 413 occurrences. It ranked 8,752 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences.

View the Alma Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alma has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alma to other names.

Alma Related Names

Famous Almas

  • Alma ~ 3 hurricanes, 2 storms
  • Alma Prica ~ Actress

Alma Numerology

What will your new littleAlma be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Alma Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Alma in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Alma.

Just for fun, see the name Alma in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Alma in Nautical Flags page.