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Imelda meaning and name origin

Imelda \i-mel-da, im(e)-lda\ as a girl's name is pronounced ee-MEL-dah. It is of Old German and Italian origin, and the meaning of Imelda is "universal battle". The name of a 14th-century virgin Spanish saint. Also made famous by Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos. Actress Imelda Staunton.

Imelda has 4 variant forms: Amelda, Himalda, Imalda and Ymelda.

Imelda is also pronounced similarly to Emelda.

Popularity of Imelda

Imelda is a very popular first name for females (#888 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Imelda name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Imelda with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Imelda name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Imelda outside U.S.