Female, Virtues/Attributes


Irma is a female given name, originating as a short form of names beginning with Germanic element ermin meaning “whole, universal” which comes from Proto-Germanic *ermunaz (strong, whole) deriving from an unknown origin, making it a cognate of Emma.

Origin: Proto-Germanic



  • Erma (English)
  • Irmuska (Hungarian diminutive of Irma)
  • Emma (English, French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Dutch, German, Hungarian, Ancient Germanic)
  • Ima (Ancient Germanic)


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