Imelda

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

An Italian saint's name, cognate with modern German Irmhild, from Proto-Germanic *ermunaz (“all, whole”) + *hildiz (“battle”).

  1. A female given name, most common in the Philippines, , Imelda Concepcion, Imelda Papin.

Notable Persons Named Imelda

Imelda Marcos is a Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Leyte's First District, Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Ilocos Norte's Second District, First Lady of the Philippines, Governor of Metro Manila, Member of thePhilippine House of. Imelda was given the name Imelda Remedios Visitación Romuáldez on July 2nd, 1929 in Manila.

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Imelda May is a rockabilly, blues, jazz, pop music, and soul music singer-songwriter, composer, and television presenter. She plays Guitar, Bodhrán, Tambourine, Bass guitar, and Vocals. She was most active from 2002 to present. Imelda was given the name Imelda Mary Clabby on July 10th, 1974 in Dublin.

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Imelda Staunton is an actress. She was most active from 1976 to present. Imelda was given the name Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton on January 9th, 1956 in Archway, London, England, UK.

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Anne Crawford was a film actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1938 to 1956. Anne was given the name Imelda Crawford on November 22nd, 1920 in Haifa. She breathed her last breath on October 17th, 1956.

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Imelda Arcilla Papin is a Vice Governor of Camarines Sur and Vice GovernorofCamarines Sur. Imelda was born on January 26th, 1956 in Presentacion, Camarines Sur.

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Imelda Munster is a Louth County Councillor and Teachta Dála.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1891 5 5 0
1895 7 7 0
1898 13 13 0
1899 8 8 0
1900 13 13 0
1901 15 15 0
1902 9 9 0
1903 8 8 0
1904 6 6 0
1905 12 12 0
1906 7 7 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 9 9 0
1909 19 19 0
1910 17 17 0
1911 32 32 0
1912 27 27 0
1913 35 35 0
1914 44 44 0
1915 55 55 0
1916 63 63 0
1917 66 66 0
1918 57 57 0
1919 61 61 0
1920 50 50 0
1921 61 61 0
1922 49 49 0
1923 60 60 0
1924 55 55 0
1925 54 54 0
1926 72 72 0
1927 64 64 0
1928 79 79 0
1929 53 53 0
1930 68 68 0
1931 50 50 0
1932 50 50 0
1933 48 48 0
1934 38 38 0
1935 41 41 0
1936 49 49 0
1937 32 32 0
1938 63 63 0
1939 37 37 0
1940 34 34 0
1941 40 40 0
1942 37 37 0
1943 32 32 0
1944 25 25 0
1945 34 34 0
1946 42 42 0
1947 61 61 0
1948 59 59 0
1949 48 48 0
1950 59 59 0
1951 57 57 0
1952 59 59 0
1953 65 65 0
1954 54 54 0
1955 76 76 0
1956 63 63 0
1957 86 86 0
1958 80 80 0
1959 67 67 0
1960 78 78 0
1961 78 78 0
1962 67 67 0
1963 80 80 0
1964 60 60 0
1965 77 77 0
1966 77 77 0
1967 76 76 0
1968 94 94 0
1969 99 99 0
1970 116 116 0
1971 140 140 0
1972 104 104 0
1973 130 130 0
1974 127 127 0
1975 137 137 0
1976 137 137 0
1977 138 138 0
1978 149 149 0
1979 105 105 0
1980 119 119 0
1981 120 120 0
1982 110 110 0
1983 91 91 0
1984 80 80 0
1985 71 71 0
1986 81 81 0
1987 74 74 0
1988 61 61 0
1989 90 90 0
1990 88 88 0
1991 88 88 0
1992 95 95 0
1993 75 75 0
1994 65 65 0
1995 89 89 0
1996 59 59 0
1997 69 69 0
1998 72 72 0
1999 48 48 0
2000 57 57 0
2001 68 68 0
2002 42 42 0
2003 55 55 0
2004 50 50 0
2005 55 55 0
2006 58 58 0
2007 49 49 0
2008 41 41 0
2009 35 35 0
2010 25 25 0
2011 23 23 0
2012 33 33 0
2013 26 26 0
2014 24 24 0
2015 18 18 0
2016 34 34 0
2017 32 32 0

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Popularity of Imelda as a first name

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Popularity of Imelda as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Imelda

  • How Popular is the name Imelda? Imelda is the 3,056th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Imelda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,185 babies born with the first name Imelda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Imelda to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Imelda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Imelda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Imelda is Tuesday, August 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Imelda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Imelda was in 1978 with a total of 149 babies.
  • Random Imelda Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Imelda is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Imelda: Your name in reverse order is Adlemi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aliedm. How do you pronounce that?

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