Alma is a female name, in Croatia almost exclusively Croatian. It is one of the more common names (among the top 500) in Croatia, with over a thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Alma in Croatia
The name Alma was the most popular from years 1968 to 1978. The peak year was 1978. It was the least popular from years 2000 to 2010.
Name Alma is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Alma live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (over three hundred), Rijeka (about one hundred), Pula (about seventy). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Kaštelir - Labinci (0.18% of total population).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over twenty times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.