Almira

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
219
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Almira" mean? The list below shows the origins of Almira as well as things modernly associated with the name Almira such as celebrities named Almira.

Origin and Meaning of Almira

"Almira" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Noble fame". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Coined name - possibly inspired by Elmira - of a Queen of Castile in C. F. Handel's opera Almira (1705) to an Italian libretto.

  1. (rare) A female given name, in use mainly in the 18th and 19th century.

Notable Persons With the Name Almira

Almira Skripchenko is a chess player. She holds the title Woman Grandmaster, International Master, and FIDE titles. Almira was born Almira Skripchenko on February 17th, 1976 in Chișinău.

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Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps was an important individual. Almira was born on July 15th, 1793. She left this life on July 15th, 1884.

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Almira Sessions was an actress. She was most active from 1909 to 1972. Almira was born on September 16th, 1888 in Washington, D.C., United States. She passed away on August 3rd, 1974.

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Almira Hershey was a notable individual. Almira was born on November 14th, 1843. She breathed her last breath on March 6th, 1930.

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Almira L. Fales was a notable person. Almira was born on October 24th, 1809. She left this life on November 8th, 1868.

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How popular is the baby name Almira in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 15 15 0
1884 15 15 0
1885 13 13 0
1886 12 12 0
1887 8 8 0
1888 14 14 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 20 20 0
1891 11 11 0
1892 16 16 0
1893 14 14 0
1894 12 12 0
1895 14 14 0
1896 12 12 0
1897 23 23 0
1898 17 17 0
1899 9 9 0
1900 19 19 0
1901 11 11 0
1902 18 18 0
1903 13 13 0
1904 17 17 0
1905 17 17 0
1906 13 13 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 11 11 0
1909 18 18 0
1910 17 17 0
1911 20 20 0
1912 24 24 0
1913 24 24 0
1914 28 28 0
1915 37 37 0
1916 36 36 0
1917 48 48 0
1918 44 44 0
1919 32 32 0
1920 36 36 0
1921 37 37 0
1922 38 38 0
1923 25 25 0
1924 29 29 0
1925 31 31 0
1926 22 22 0
1927 17 17 0
1928 19 19 0
1929 22 22 0
1930 19 19 0
1931 24 24 0
1932 14 14 0
1933 14 14 0
1934 11 11 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 23 23 0
1937 8 8 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 11 11 0
1940 11 11 0
1941 13 13 0
1942 10 10 0
1943 11 11 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 12 12 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 8 8 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 11 11 0
1956 9 9 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 6 6 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 10 10 0
1963 9 9 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 6 6 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 6 6 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 10 10 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 5 5 0
1987 6 6 0
1990 7 7 0
1992 7 7 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 5 5 0
1997 10 10 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 8 8 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 8 8 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 13 13 0
2004 20 20 0
2005 16 16 0
2006 10 10 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 17 17 0
2010 9 9 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 15 15 0

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Popularity of Almira as a last name

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Common last names for Almira

  • Smith
  • Anderson
  • White
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Harris

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Almira U.S.
  White 6.85% 64.26%
  African American 10.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 21.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 59.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Almira

People with the last name Almira are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Almira

  • How Popular is the name Almira? Almira is the 7,284th most popular name of all time. As a last name Almira was the 85,357th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Almira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,694 babies born with the first name Almira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Almira to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Almira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Almira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Almira is Tuesday, May 12th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Almira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Almira was in 1917 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Almira Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Almira is not a popular baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Almira: Your name in reverse order is Arimla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aailrm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Almira? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 219 people with the last name Almira.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Almira? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Almira as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Almira's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Almira mean?

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Iis for instill, the lesson of life.

Ris for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Ais for agreeable, the best side of you!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.