Irma

Irma - A very unique female name



  Dec 11,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Irma, meaning universal, complete, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #147. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Irma and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Irma? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Irma. The baby girl name Irma was given to 34 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2374 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 41,566 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Irma peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 137.



Famous with this name

Irma Thomas
Irma Raush
Irma Schultz


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Irma is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Irma is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,404 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,590.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Irma is where you live.


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Irma origin and meaning

Irma is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means universal, complete. To see famous people named Irma, pop culture references for the name Irma and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Irma

We've found the following names that sound similar to Irma, sorted by popularity.

Irene / Irine / Irina / Iran / Irania / Irena / Iriana / Irean / Ireon / Irianna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122374
20112201
20102142
20092074
20081710
20071801
20061637
20051671
20041288
20031272
20021257
20011276
20001199
19991056
19981043
19971019
1996968
1995924
1994819
1993804
1992797
1991719
1990680
1989718
1988718
1987768
1986743
1985760
1984624
1983712
1982562
1981556
1980558
1979532
1978542
1977557
1976492
1975449
1974467
1973426
1972449
1971432
1970452
1969400
1968405
1967384
1966361
1965338
1964363
1963340
1962341
1961327
1960302
1959289
1958292
1957262
1956299
1955279
1954276
1953269
1952276
1951255
1950256
1949268
1948262
1947258
1946257
1945263
1944261
1943250
1942248
1941227
1940224
1939229
1938224
1937209
1936220
1935202
1934215
1933208
1932191
1931194
1930179
1929185
1928188
1927177
1926170
1925177
1924176
1923190
1922184
1921164
1920162
1919159
1918164
1917157
1916148
1915142
1914146
1913142
1912145
1911137
1910147

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1404
Texas1590

Even more about Irma


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Irma a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Irma?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Irma
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 41,566
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +34

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