Meaning & History
Probably a variant of WILMA
, based on the German pronunciation of that name. The spelling with an e
was perhaps due to the influence of SELMA
. This name has been in use since the 19th century.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Vilma (Croatian), Vilma (Czech), Elma, Helma, Mien, Mina, Wil, Willy, Wilma (Dutch), Vilma (Finnish), Elma, Helma, Helmine, Minna, Vilma, Wilma (German), Vilma (Hungarian), Vilma (Slovak), Vilma (Spanish), Vilma (Swedish)
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