Given Name VELMA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: VEL-mə   [details]

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 FORM: William
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Vilma (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)
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