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.
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)


currently out of the US top 1000, retired Atlantic hurricane names, Stephen King characters, storms, top 10 in Sweden
Entry updated July 2, 2017