Other Origin(s):Spanish
Meaning:Jerusalem liberated; little armed one
Arminda is a girl's name of Italian and Spanish origins. It is a variant of Armida, which means "Jerusalem liberated" or "little armed one." The name first came to prominence in Jerusalem Delivered, an epic poem composed by the Renaissance poet Torquato Tasso. In this lengthy verse, Armida is a powerful sorceress who falls in love with the knight Rinaldo. If you love reading poetry, giving your daughter a lyrical name like Arminda is a great way to pass on your passions. To make it shorter and even more special, Armi and Mindy make great nicknames.
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