Wilma
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
WIL-mə
Meaning
Stout protector
More info about the name "Wilma"

Wilma is a diminutive of Wilhelmina. Wilhelmina originates in German language and means "stout protector" or "will to protect". It is a feminine form of Wilhelm or William, which ultimately derive from the Germanic name Willahelm. It is a typical name used in Europe for female royalty.

Popularity of the Name Wilma
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Famous Wilmas

Wilma Burgess - singer
Wilma Dykeman - writer
Wilma Lee Cooper - singer
Wilma Rudolph - athlete

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