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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. VEHL-mə
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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.
Masculine FormWilliam
Other Languages & CulturesVilma(Croatian) Vilma(Czech) Wilhelmina, Willemijn, Willemina, Elma, Helma, Mien, Mina, Wil, Willy, Wilma(Dutch) Minna, Vilhelmiina, Vilma(Finnish) Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Elma, Helma, Helmine, Minna, Vilma, Wilma(German) Vilma(Hungarian) Mien, Mina(Limburgish) Vilhelmina(Lithuanian) Vilma(Portuguese) Vilma(Slovak) Vilma(Spanish) Minna, Vilhelmina, Vilma(Swedish)

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