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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.VEL-mə
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Meaning & History

Probably a variant of WILMA, the spelling with an e perhaps due to the influence of SELMA. This name has been in use since the 19th century.
Masculine FormWilliam
Other Languages & CulturesVilma Croatian Vilma Czech Wilhelmina, Willemijn, Willemina, Elma, Helma, Mien, Mina, Wil, Willy, Wilma Dutch Vilhelmiina, Vilma Finnish Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Elma, Helma, Helmine, Minna, Vilma, Wilma German Vilma Hungarian Mien, Mina Limburgish Vilhelmina Lithuanian Vilma Portuguese Vilma Slovak Vilma Spanish Vilhelmina, Vilma Swedish

Categories

Animal Crossing characters, cartoon characters, currently out of the US top 1000, Disney characters, television, uncertain etymology
Entry updated January 10, 2017   Contribute