Talma name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Talma

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tal"ma
A kind of large cape, or short, full cloak, forming part of the dress of ladies.A similar garment worn formerly by gentlemen.

Etymology: Prob. so called from Talma, a French actor


Probably named after François Joseph Talma (1763–1826), French actor.

  1. (dated) A kind of large cape, or short, full cloak.

talma was also found in the following language(s): Jutiapa and Yupiltepeque

Notable Persons With the Last Name Talma

Notable Persons With the Last Name Talma

Syb Talma

Syb was born on February 17th, 1864. He passed away on July 12th, 1916.

Elke Talma

Elke was born on April 29th, 1977.

Roy Talma

Roy Talma is an athlete for the GVVV.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Talma U.S.
  White 70.75% 64.26%
  African American 4.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 20.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Talma

People with the last name Talma are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Talma

  • How Popular is the name Talma? Talma is the 26,630th most popular name of all time. As a last name Talma was the 153,769th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Talma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 216 babies born with the first name Talma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Talma to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Talma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Talma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Talma is Saturday, October 26th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Talma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Talma was in 1931 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Talma: The name spelled backwards is Amlat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Latam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Talma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 106 people with the last name Talma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Talma? Talma is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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