Gender Feminine
Scripts ირმა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. IR-ma(German)

Meaning & History

German short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen, which meant "whole, universal". It is thus related to Emma. It began to be regularly used in the English-speaking world in the 19th century.

Related Names

VariantsErma(English) Emma, Ima(Ancient Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesEma(Bosnian) Emma(Catalan) Ema(Croatian) Ema(Czech) Emma(Danish) Emma, Emmy, Emy(French) Emma(Icelandic) Emma(Norwegian) Irmina(Polish) Ema(Portuguese) Ema(Slovak) Emma, Emmy(Swedish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Czechia: September 10
Estonia: March 31
Finland: March 31
Hungary: May 3
Latvia: October 13
Lithuania: March 20
Poland: September 18
Poland: December 24
Slovakia: November 14
Sweden: April 7


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 470.

Entry updated April 25, 2021