Irma's Name Day

This year Irma's Name day was on 30th June 2017

Irma is derived from Old German, 'universal'; Irma has a name day of 30th June and our description is based upon the female usage of the name.

This name is a variant of the original name Emma

Historically Famous Irmas

Little is known of St Emma, who died in 1045, apart from the sad circumstances ofher life. She was happily married to the Landgrave of Friesach, Austria, and had two sons, but they were murdered and her husband died while away on a journey. Unlike many of the who later became saints, widowhood was not delicious freedom but a terrible blow to Emma. She later founded a double monastery in Carinthia, Austria

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Name days stem from celebrations or festivals held to celebrate Saints, these dates were chosen by the relevant church that had declared the person a Saint and as they were often only referred to by a single name then the festival became known as that particular name's day hence name day. The  popular custom of celebrating your name day is wide spread across Europe and the middle east it's rise can be traced back to people's desire to have the occasional party and with literacy being constrained to clergy and similar scribes then people would not know the date unless informed via this route hence if your saint name was being celebrated then why not push the boat out!

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