Meaning: “fierce, strong, gracious, dear.”
The name is a feminine form of the old Czech male name, Jarmil, which is composed of the Slavic element, jary, meaning, “fierce, strong” and mil, meaning, “gracious, dear.”
The designated name-day is February 4th.
Common diminutive forms include: Jara, Jarina, Jarka, Jarmilka, Jaromilka, Jarulinka, Jaruna, Jarunka, Mila and Mili.
The masculine form is, of course, Jarmil.
Variations of both the masculine and the feminine are: Jaromil (m) and Jaromila (f).
Obscure Polish forms are: Jarmił and Jarmiła. A Polish feminine diminutive is Jarcza.