- a female given name, form of Erma.
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Examples from the Web for irma
Perhaps the most mysterious of the captives is 29-year-old journalist and activist Irma Krat.Ukraine Journalists Still Enduring Brutal Kidnappings, Imprisonment, and Maybe Worse
May 18, 2014
Irma Lidia Medina, mother of Chenga and Gonzalo, accused of being the head of everything, owned the bordellos.Marita Defendants Acquitted in Devastating Setback for Susana Trimarco
Scott C. Johnson
December 12, 2012
Irma was still going to school, when, one day, the place was sold up.
He accompanied them, forgetting Irma Becot against the 'line.'
For a moment Irma relapsed into her reverie, then she said, smiling: 'Dash it all!
Since he and Irma had resided in the avenue, they met, it was said, on their old footing.
But at that moment Irma Becot appeared, and stopped in front of the buffet.
Word Origin and History for irma
fem. proper name; see Emma.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper