Jarmila Novotná (September 23, 1907, in Prague – February 9, 1994, in New York City ) was a celebrated Czech soprano and actress and, from 1940 to 1956, a star of the Metropolitan Opera.
Jarmila is a Slavic origin female given name. Derived from the Slavic elements jary fierce, strong and mil favour. Similar names are Jaromíra and Jaroslava. Nicknames are Jarka, Jarcza, Jara, Jarina, Jaromilka, Jarmilka, Mila, Jarulinka. The meaning of the name is derived from word "bujarý" which means sprightly, hilarious.
Jarmila Nygrýnová-Strejčková (15 February 1953 – 5 January 1999) was a long jumper from the Czech Republic, representing Czechoslovakia. She won six medals at the European Athletics Indoor Championships as well as a bronze medal at the 1978 European Athletics Championships. She was born in Plzeň. She was a three-time competitor at the Summer Olympics, entering the long jump in 1972, 1976 and 1980, and was part of the Czechoslovak team at the inaugural 1983 World Championships in Athletics, finishing tenth in the long jump.
Jarmila Machačová (born 9 January 1986) is a Czech professional racing cyclist.
Jarmila Loukotková (April 14, 1923 – October 29, 2007) was a Czech writer who was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Her husband was Čestmír Loukotka.
Jarmila Pacherová is a retired Czechoslovak slalom canoeist who competed from the early 1950s to the early 1960s. She won two bronze medals in the mixed C-2 event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, earning them in 1955 and 1961.
Jarmila Jurkovičová (née Klimešová, Czech pronunciation: [ˈjarmɪla ˈklɪmɛʃovaː]; born 9 February 1981 in Šumperk ) is a female javelin thrower from the Czech Republic. Her personal best throw is 62.60 metres, achieved in June 2006 in Prague.