Irma (name)

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Gender Female
Word/name Germanic
Other names
Related names Irmeli, Irmelin, Irmin

Irma is a female given name. It is also used in combination with other names in the abbreviated form "Irm-," for example, Irmine, Irmela, Irmgard, Irmgardis, Irmentraud. The name comes from the Old High German irmin, meaning world. The anglicised form is Emma.

The name days for Irma are February 19 (Germany), April 7 (Sweden), November 14 (Slovakia), September 18 (Poland), March 31 (Finland), May 3 (Hungary)and October 13 (Latvia).


Fictional characters[edit]

  • the title character of Irma la Douce, a 1963 comedy film by Billy Wilder
  • the title character of the My Friend Irma television and radio situation comedies and a 1949 film
  • Irma Lair, character in W.I.T.C.H. series
  • Irma, a character from The Adventures of Tintin by Hergé
  • Irma Langinstein, in the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon
  • Irma Pince, librarian in the Harry Potter series
  • Irma Leopold, a character from the novel Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay

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