Alma
Origin/Usage
English, Italian, Latin, Spanish
Pronunciation
AL-mə
Meaning
Caring, fostering
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Alma originates in Latin language and means "caring, fostering". It became popular after the Battle of Alma in 1854, the first battle of the Crimean War. Alma was the name of several goddesses and it also appears in The Book of Mormon, as a masculine name though. It is the name of numerous places throughout the United States, as well as other places around the world. In Spanish, Alma means "soul".

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Alma Rubens - silent film actress
Alma Konig - published author
Alma Lutz - writer
Alma McCollum - published author
Alma Thomas - American Modernism artist
Alma Werfel - published author

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