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Gender: Female Meaning of Irma: "universal, complete" Origin of Irma: German, diminutive of several names, meaning "universal, complete"

The name Irma is a girl's name of German origin meaning "universal, complete". Irma and is often added to lists like Old People Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Famous People Named Irma

Irma, Cameroonian-born French singer-songwriter
Irma Achten, Dutch filmmaker & writer
Irma Adlawan, Filipino film actress
Irma Baltuttis (1920-'58), German singer;
Irma Blanco, American radio personality from LA
Irma Boom, Dutch graphic designer
Irma Carmona, Latin American voice actress
Irma Chilton (1930-'90), Welsh children's writer in English & Welsh
Irma Christenson (1915-'93), Swedish actress
Irma Cordoba (1913-2008), Argentine film actress
Irma Capece Minutolo, Italian former opera singer
Irma Dimas, Salvadoran former model (Miss El Salvador in 2005)
Irma Dorantes, Mexican actress, ranchera singer & Pedro Infante's wife
Irma Erixson, Swedish actress
Irma Gonzalez, first Mexican-American female federal judge
Irma P. Hall, African-American actress
Irma Huerta, freestyle swimmer from Mexico (1984 Olympics)
Irma Schultz Keller, Swedish actress & pop singer
Irma Kliauzaite, Lithuanian pianist
Irma Kurti, Albanian poet & writer
Irma Lozada, first female officer to die in line of duty in New York
Irma Maury, Peruvian actress
Irma Newmark, American feminist
Irma Nioradze, Georgian ballerina
Irma Pane, Indonesian American pop singer
Irma Patkos (1900-'96), Hungarian actress
Irma Raush, Russian actress
Irma S. Rombauer, author of "The Joy of Cooking"
Irma Sanchez, Mexican boxer
Irma Hiejting-Schuhmacher (1925-'14), freestyle swimmer & medalist
Irma Seikkula (1914-2001), Finnish actress
Irma Serrano, Mexican recording artist, actress, producer & politician
Irma Thomas, American singer
Irma Urteaga, Argentinian composer & pianist
Irma Wyman, early computer engineer & first CIO of Honeywell
Irma Cody, daughter of William ("Buffalo Bill")F. Cody

Pop Culture References for the name Irma

Irma Barlow, main character of British soap "Coronation Street" (1964)
Irma Bunt, villain in 1969 Bond film "On Her Majesty's Secret Service"
Irma Gobb, Mr. Bean's girlfriend
Irma Hotel, landmark in Cody, Wyoming
"Irma Jackson," 1972 song by Merle Haggard
"Irma La Douce," 1963 movie starring Jack Lemon
Irma Lair, Guardian of Water in "W.I.T.C.H" (comic book, animated series)
Irma Pince, the librarian of Hogwarts in the "Harry Potter" series
Irma Vep, French film from 1996
My Friend Irma, Martin & Lewis' film debut
Operation Irma, airlifts of injured civilians in Bosnia during the war
Irma Langinstein, friend of April O'Neal in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Hurricane Irma, a natural disaster that occurred in September 2017

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