What does the name Alma mean? The meaning of the name Alma is Nourishing. The origin of the name Alma is Latin. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
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Name Notes: Originally from the Latin, Almus, meaning "nourishing" but also a Spanish word meaning "the soul."
Name was first used following the Battle of Alma in the Crimean War.