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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. VIL-ma(German)
VIL-mah(Dutch)
WIL-mah(Dutch)
WIL-mə(English)
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Meaning & History

Short form of WILHELMINA. German settlers introduced it to America in the 19th century.
VariantsElma, Helma, Minna, Vilma(German) Elma, Helma, Mien, Mina, Wil, Willy(Dutch) Velma(English)
Masculine FormsWilhelm(German) Wilhelmus, Willem(Dutch) William(English)
Other Languages & CulturesVilma(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)

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