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Name Wilma

Origin:From Old High German words for will, desire and helmet, protectionTools:

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About the name Wilma in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German
Is short form of:Wilhelma
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Hilma, Ilma, Vilma, Willa, Wilmar, Aila, Ailsa, Alma, Alma, Belma     Details
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About William/Wilhelma, the group of names with the same origin as Wilma

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old German/Germanic two-element name
 very popular throughout Europe during the Middle Ages
 name of several important kings, e.g. William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England
Words:willio = the will, the desire  Old High German
 helm = the helmet, the protection  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:William Sweden 2015,  1:Liam Canada/BC 2013,  1:Wilma Sweden 2007,  6:Guilherme Brazil 2009,  11:Vilma Finland/Finnish 2015,  12:Guillaume France 1997,  12:Ville Finland/Finnish 2006,  13:Willy Belgium 2013,  17:Viljami Finland/Finnish 2012,  19:Vilho Finland/Finnish 2015
Name variants:Billie, Guglielmina, Gulielma, Minka, Minna, Minnie, Velma, Vilma, Wilhelma, Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Willa, Wilma, Bill, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guilhem, Guilherme, Guilielmus, Guillaume, Guillem, Guillermo, Jelle, Jelte, Liam, Pim, Vilhelm, Vilho, Vili, Viljami, Ville, Villum, Vilmos, Wilhelm, Wilian, Wilko, Will, Willem, Willi, William, Willie, Willy, Wim   Sortable list   Details
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NorwayGraph2015 1572014 192,  2013 177,  2011 168,  2010 200,  2008 191
SwedenGraph2015 9,  2014 12,  2013 10,  2012 11,  2011 9,  2010 5,  2009 9,  2008 9,  2007 12006 7,  2005 12,  2004 9,  2003 7,  2002 7,  2001 5,  2000 3,  1999 7,  1998 8