Gender: Female Meaning of Ima: "present, now" Origin of Ima: Japanese

Ima Origin and Meaning

The name Ima is a girl's name of Japanese origin meaning "present, now".

Frequently cited as an example of cruel baby naming, à la Ima Hogg.

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Kaylon O. Centres Says:


Jim Hogg's daughter, yes, she was respected, recognized along with her prominent family.

indiefendi2 Says:


I never thought Ima Hogg was a real person but apparently she was very respected in her lifetime. Incredible.

raevynstar Says:


Way too many jokes available--"Ima pig," Ima doofus", and worse.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I don't like this name at all