Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Soul
Main Origin Language: Latin
(Or View Alma Boy)

In 2017 the name Alma...

• was given to 455 baby girls
• was the 643rd most popular name for baby girls
• was 10% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Oregon, New York, and Idaho
• was about as popular as Ariya and Jayde
Babies Named Alma Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Alma...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1950
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2011
• is 60% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 36% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Hilda, Rosa, Elida, Galen, Cleo, Rudolph
• has the most opposite popularity history to Sabine, Yael, Natalie, Rowdy, Andreas, Adrian
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alma Per State
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Geographically the name Alma...

• 19% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Dahlia, Lilia, Dana, Matias, Albert, Otis
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Ava, Layla, Serenity, Jace, Brayden, Grayson
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Alma by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Alma are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Alma will be the only kid named Alma in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Alma compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Alma rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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