Meaning & History
Means "love" in Old German, specifically medieval courtly love. It is also used as a short form of WILHELMINA. This is the name of the title character in the play Minna von Barnhelm (1767) by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.
Other Languages & CulturesVilma(Croatian) Vilma(Czech) Wilhelmina, Willemijn, Willemina, Elma, Helma, Mien, Mina, Wil, Willy, Wilma(Dutch) Wilhelmina, Mina, Minnie, Velma, Willa, Wilma(English) Vilma(Hungarian) Mien, Mina(Limburgish) Vilhelmina(Lithuanian) Vilma(Portuguese) Vilma(Slovak) Vilma(Spanish)
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