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What does Almena mean?

Almena Pronunciation of Almena [al-me-na] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Almena means "determined protector". Almena is a version of Elmina (Old German): variation of Wilhelmina.

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).


Almena has 4 variants: Almeena, Almina, Elmeena and Elmena.

Creative forms:
(female) Aimena, Armena, ..

(male) Almead, Almon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Almena Ireland (A.I.), ..

How popular is Almena?

Almena is an uncommon given name for females. Almena is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Almena (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Elmina and Almina. Other forms, like Almeena, are uncommon. These forms of Almena were at the apex of their popularity 135 years ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Almina, Elmina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Almena and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Almena is alike in pronunciation to Wilmina. Other recommended names are Adeena, Adena, Alana, Alawna, Alayna, Aldana, Aldea, Aldene, Aldina, Aldona, Alea, Aleana, Aleda, Aleea, Aleesa, Aleeza, Aleka, Alena, Alenah, Alene, Aleta, Alexena, Aleyna, Aliana, Aliena, Alieza, Alina, Allana, Alleda, Allena, Allene, Allina, Allmera, Allmeta (see Almeda), Allona, Allumina, Allyna, Alma, Almeda, Almera, Almeta, Almetah, Almira, Almita, Almond, Alona, Alonna, Alseena, Alsina, Alsyna, Alumina, Alvena, Alvera, Alvina, Alyona, Alzeena, Alzeina, Alzena, Alzina, Amena, Amera, Amina, Andena, Arena, Arleena, Arlena, Armeena, Armina, Athena, Avena, Elena, Ellena, Elmera and Elvena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Almena.

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