Other Origin(s):Hungarian
Meaning:Literary character; One from Dalmatia
Dalma is a girl's name of Latin and Hungarian origin. While its true meaning is uncertain, this sweet name may have literary origins. The Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty is said to have invented the name Dalma to refer to one of his female characters. Alternatively, Dalma may be a variation of the Latin Dalmatius, which refers to "one from Dalmatia," a historic region in Croatia. Whatever you make of it, Dalma is an excellent baby name with just the right amount of mysterious allure.
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