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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 Thomas - American Modernism artist
Alma Werfel - published author

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