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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elmina

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  1. A submission from Bosnia and Herzegovina says the name Elmina means "Citizen, cultural, religious".
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Notable Persons Named Elmina

Notable Persons Named Elmina

Elmina Shepard Taylor

Elmina was born on September 12th, 1830 in Middlefield, New York. She breathed her last breath on December 6th, 1904.


Fun Facts about the name Elmina

  • How Popular is the name Elmina? Elmina is the 12,862nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elmina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 770 babies born with the first name Elmina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elmina to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elmina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Elmina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elmina is Saturday, May 21st, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Elmina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elmina was in 1916 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Elmina: The name spelled backwards is Animle. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Alimen. How do you pronounce that?
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