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    Name: Elma

    Origin and Meaning of the Name Elma

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    Gender:

    Girl

    Origin:

    Germanic

    Meaning:

    Helmet

    Origin:

    Italian

    Meaning:

    Nourishing; refreshing

    Pronunciation:

    (EL mah)   [Guide]

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    Miscellaneous Info for Elma

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    Germanic Names, English Names

    Used in:

    English speaking countries

    Additional info:

    Feminine form of Elmo, or variant on the Germanic name Alma.
    The name is linked to a family of Gothic kings but can also be explained through the Latin verb 'alma' which means nourishing.
    Also a short form of names ending in elma.
    In Scotland, Elma is used as a diminutive of Wilhelmina, and has also been used as a blend of two names, Elizabeth Mary.

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    The name meaning of Elma and the name origin of Elma have been reviewed by our name experts.
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