Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈvɪ /ˈʋɪl.maː/(Dutch) /ˈwɪl.mə/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Short form of Wilhelmina. German settlers introduced it to America in the 19th century.

Related Names

VariantsVilma, Elma, Helma, Minna(German) Elma, Helma, Mien, Mina, Wil, Willy(Dutch) Velma(English) Vilma(Swedish)
Masculine FormWilhelm(German)
Other Languages & CulturesVilma(Croatian) Vilma(Czech) Vilma(Danish) Vilhelmiina, Vilma, Helmi, Iina, Miina, Mimmi, Minna(Finnish) Vilma(Hungarian) Vilma(Latvian) Vilhelmina, Vilma(Lithuanian) Wilmot(Medieval English) Vilma(Norwegian) Vilma(Portuguese) Williamina(Scottish) Vilma(Slovak) Guillermina, Vilma(Spanish)


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Entry updated December 7, 2022