Imelda
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
ee-MEL-dah
Meaning
Fighting the whole battle
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Imelda is a Spanish and Italian variant of Irmhild. Irmhild originates in Germanic languages and means "fighting the whole battle". As a feminine given name it is very unusual and considered old-fashioned in the United States. Blessed Imelda Lambertini was the 14th century patron saint of First Holy Communicants, a Catholic Church ceremony.

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Imelda Staunton - actress
Imelda Marcos - former First Lady of the Philippines
Imelda Martinez - athlete

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