Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. VEHL-mə  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Probably a variant of Wilma, the spelling with an e perhaps due to the influence of Selma 1. This name has been in use since the 19th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesVilma(Croatian) Vilma(Czech) Willemijn, Willemina, Elma, Helma, Mien, Mina, Wil, Wilhelmina, Willy, Wilma(Dutch) Vilhelmiina, Minna, Vilma(Finnish) Wilhelmine, Elma, Helma, Helmine, Minna, Vilma, Wilhelmina, Wilma(German) Vilma(Hungarian) Vilma(Latvian) Vilhelmina, Vilma(Lithuanian) Wilmot(Medieval English) Vilma(Portuguese) Vilma(Slovak) Guillermina, Vilma(Spanish) Minna, Vilhelmina, Vilma, Wilma(Swedish)


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Entry updated June 13, 2019