Given Name WILMA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: VIL-ma (German), VIL-mah (Dutch), WIL-mah (Dutch), WIL-mə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of WILHELMINA. German settlers introduced it to America in the 19th century.


currently out of the US top 1000, retired Atlantic hurricane names, Stephen King characters, storms, top 10 in Sweden
VARIANTS: Elma, Helma, Minna, Vilma (German), Elma, Helma, Mien, Mina, Wil, Willy (Dutch), Velma (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Wilhelm (German), Wilhelmus, Willem (Dutch), William (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Vilma (Croatian), Vilma (Czech), Vilma, Helmi, Iina, Miina, Mimmi, Minna, Vilhelmiina (Finnish), Vilma (Hungarian), Mien, Mina (Limburgish), Vilhelmina (Lithuanian), Vilma (Portuguese), Vilma (Slovak), Vilma (Spanish), Vilma, Helmi, Mimmi, Minna, Vilhelmina (Swedish)
Entry updated July 2, 2017