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The name Alma is of English origin, and means nourishing or the soul.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Alma has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Alma
Use of the Name Alma for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
153,611 30,458 14,028 5,143 2,426 861 447
The table below indicates the number of times the name Alma has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Alma
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18808227748314
18817829346114
18827436861210
18837935959710
188470480  
18856851560710
1886626039665
18876362358410
18885885361011
18896281952513
18905792260511
18915592949713
1892561,05659812
1893541,05565110
1894521,177  
1895551,14450316
1896511,24348418
1897511,2138557
1898521,29970210
1899511,1467189
1900571,37270113
1901521,19456213
1902551,2298658
1903531,2448498
1904551,2579667
1905561,33278810
1906571,26671012
1907581,34687010
1908531,47371114
1909611,37465217
1910611,619  
1911621,60789514
1912622,17891724
1913642,29477837
1914692,64294834
1915703,24699740
1916703,40492447
1917713,403  
1918733,65591952
1919763,43398947
1920803,586  
1921793,583  
1922843,230  
1923893,067  
1924873,233  
1925942,993  
1926912,998  
1927972,842  
19281072,502  
19291062,383  
19301082,381  
19311142,116  
19321202,041  
19331241,833  
19341231,904  
19351321,677  
19361371,614  
19371381,627  
19381471,555  
19391501,496  
19401521,427  
19411631,363  
19421651,406  
19431751,330  
19441751,223  
19451881,083  
19462081,161  
19472151,185  
19482141,157  
19492291,049  
19502321,055  
1951246973  
19522461,035  
19532441,091  
19542601,012  
1955278960  
1956285941  
1957286981  
1958339769  
1959334815  
1960333791  
1961334787  
1962357714  
1963375668  
1964388618  
1965398548  
1966370599  
1967363606  
1968398542  
1969428509  
1970419533  
1971387584  
1972380565  
1973377556  
1974362592  
1975389521  
1976364576  
1977375564  
1978401513  
1979383578  
1980360654  
1981341681  
1982384599  
1983412523  
1984401526  
1985411543  
1986422514  
1987454486  
1988448502  
1989407608  
1990386679  
1991388660  
1992369692  
1993394640  
1994434578  
1995442577  
1996448560  
1997473531  
1998486522  
1999491527  
2000491546  
2001516518  
2002546501  
2003637414  
2004608447  
Totals:  153,611 610

During the last 125 years, parents have used Alma as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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