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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rima

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Ri"ma
A narrow and elongated aperture; a cleft; a fissure.

Etymology: L

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts
Wiktionary
  1. (anatomy) A cleft or gap between two symmetrical parts, particularly between the vocal folds.
  2. (astronomy) A crack or fissure on a lunar or planetary surface; a rille.

rima was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Latin, Maori, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Old English, Old Provençal, Portuguese, Rapa Nui, Rarotongan, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Spanish, Tahitian, and Vilamovian

Notable Persons Named Rima

Rima Horton is a former labour party councillor, former economics lecturer, labour party (uk), economics, formerlabour partycouncillor (1986–2006), and formereconomicslecturer. Rima was given the name Rima Elizabeth Horton on January 31st, 1947 in Bayswater, London, UK.

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She holds the title Miss Michigan USA 2010, Miss USA 2010, and Miss Michigan USA. Rima was born on September 22nd, 1985 in Srifa.

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Rima Kallingal is an actress, model, television anchor, and news presenter. She was most active from 2009 to present. Rima was born in Thrissur, Kerala, India.

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Rima is a comics character.

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Rima was born in 1953 in Jordan.

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Rima was born in 1980.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rima

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1927 5 5 0
1929 5 5 0
1930 5 5 0
1931 5 5 0
1933 5 5 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 7 7 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 6 6 0
1939 6 6 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 6 6 0
1943 11 11 0
1944 6 6 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 10 10 0
1947 6 6 0
1948 10 10 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 9 9 0
1953 10 10 0
1954 13 13 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 6 6 0
1958 11 11 0
1959 21 21 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 13 13 0
1962 12 12 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 14 14 0
1965 23 23 0
1966 24 24 0
1967 17 17 0
1968 16 16 0
1969 25 25 0
1970 22 22 0
1971 21 21 0
1972 14 14 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 16 16 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 19 19 0
1977 18 18 0
1978 22 22 0
1979 23 23 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 21 21 0
1982 32 32 0
1983 20 20 0
1984 24 24 0
1985 28 28 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 29 29 0
1988 27 27 0
1989 28 28 0
1990 37 37 0
1991 18 18 0
1992 27 27 0
1993 21 21 0
1994 27 27 0
1995 32 32 0
1996 20 20 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 23 23 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 13 13 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 14 14 0
2008 12 12 0
2009 9 9 0
2010 15 15 0
2011 23 23 0
2012 29 29 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 24 24 0
2015 38 38 0
2016 26 26 0
2017 37 37 0

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Popularity of Rima as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rima U.S.
  White 83.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rima

People with the last name Rima are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rima

  • How Popular is the name Rima? Rima is the 8,390th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rima was the 39,419th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rima have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,429 babies born with the first name Rima in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rima to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rima? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1927 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rima first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rima is Sunday, December 3rd, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Rima born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rima was in 2015 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Rima Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rima is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Rima: Your name in reverse order is Amir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rima. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rima? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 558 people with the last name Rima.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rima? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rima as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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