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Popularity
87k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Velma

Gender: Girl. Ranked #687 most popular

What does the name "Velma" mean?

Velma (Greek): Strong-willed Warrior

The name "Velma" is of Greek origin and it means "Strong-willed Warrior". It's a name commonly given to girls.

V is for valor, your strength.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Amlev". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Elvam". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Velma" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Velma? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,029 babies born with the name Velma in the United States. That's more than enough Velmas to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 16 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Velma" was in 1921 with a total of 2,606 babies. (That's a lot of baby Velmas)

According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Velma" is not a popular baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1919. Across the entire United States a total of 2,362 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Velma popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Velma in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Velma born Sep 7, 1937

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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