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Gender: Female Meaning of Elmira: "noblewoman" Origin of Elmira: English

The name Elmira is a girl's name of English origin meaning "noblewoman". Elmira and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Noble and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Has hardly been heard of since Mark Twain was buried there in 1910.

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Famous People Named Elmira

Pop Culture References for the name Elmira

Myra, Mira, Elmeera, Myrah, Elmeria, Mera, Mirah, Allmera, Elmera, Meera, Elmyra, Almyra

Elmira's International Variations

Almeria, Almira (Spanish)

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AldabellaxWulfe Says:


I want to like it, but it reminds me of that awful, abusive child from the old Pinky and the Brain cartoons.

lesliemarion Says:


Elmira proounced el-myra is rather harsh. But Elmira pronounced el-meera is to me pretty and refined. I heard it said that way on a British Miss Marple.

Siasi Says:


I like it

NaomiNY Says:


Elmira is a place in Chemung County, New York.