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Gender: Female Meaning of Imelda: "all-consuming fight" Origin of Imelda: Italian and Spanish from German

The name Imelda is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "all-consuming fight". Imelda and is often added to lists like Cool Baby Names That Start With I and discussed in our forums with posts like "AB, BC, CD, DE, EF, FG, GH....GIRLS".

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Saint's name made infamous by shoe-loving Philippine dictator's wife Imelda Marcos.

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Famous People Named Imelda

Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton, English actress
Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewen Burke, English singer-songwriter
Imelda May (born Imelda Mary Clabby), Irish singer-songwriter
Imelda Marcos (born Imelda Remedios Visitación Romuáldez y Trinidad) former First Lady of the Philippines
Maria Imelda of Jesus Host (born Jadwiga Karolina Żak), blessed Polish nun and martyr
Imelda Therinne, Indonesian actress
Imelda "Anne" Crawford, English actress
Imelda Lambertini, blessed Italian patron of First Holy Communicants
Imelda Martínez, Mexican swimmer
Imelda Papin, Filipina singer and politician
Imelda Henry, Irish Senator
Imelda Fransisca, Miss Indonesia 2005

Pop Culture References for the name Imelda

Imelda Rivera, character in Pixar's "Coco"

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