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87k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Velma

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Strong-willed Warrior
  • #687 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188016160
188119190
188217170
188325250
188418180
188532320
188633330
188759590
188867670
188972720
189096960
18911031030
18921461460
18931561560
18941961960
18952082080
18962492490
18972802800
18983313310
18993343340
19004264260
19013933885
19025265260
19035895890#99 girl name
19046216156
19057227220#95 girl name
19067217210#94 girl name
19078608546#90 girl name
19088668606#90 girl name
19098658578#92 girl name
19101,0431,0358#90 girl name
19111,0531,0458#90 girl name
19121,4081,4035#88 girl name
19131,5701,55614#89 girl name
19141,8021,7948#93 girl name
19152,2992,28712#94 girl name
19162,3302,31911#99 girl name
19172,4222,41111#99 girl name
19182,4522,43913
19192,3622,34022
19202,5092,49118
19212,6132,6067
19222,3762,36610
19232,3502,33812
19242,2912,27120
19252,1992,17722
19262,1382,12018
19272,2992,28811
19282,3042,29113
19291,9411,92714
19301,9331,91815
19311,7651,75510
19321,7141,69123
19331,4891,4818
19341,4351,4269
19351,3651,35213
19361,1921,18111
19371,2221,2175
19381,1701,16010
19391,0721,0675
19409959878
19411,0021,0020
19421,0511,0510
19431,0431,0430
194494593411
19458698627
19468798736
19478498490
19488718710
19498057996
19508278270
19517987980
19527067060
19537407400
19547497445
195564563510
19566916910
19576696690
19584994990
19595525520
19605585580
19615245240
19624654650
19634064060
19643933930
19653643640
19662992990
19672732730
19682222220
19691911910
19701811810
19711671670
19721201200
19731311310
19741101100
197594940
197695950
197776760
197883830
197978780
198078780
198183830
198258580
198355550
198449490
198535350
198643430
198741410
198837370
198932320
199033330
199140400
199215150
199320200
199419190
199513130
199612120
199712120
199816160
199912120
200012120
2001990
200214140
200310100
200414140
2005770
2006990
2007550
2008660
200910100
2010990
201115150
2012550
2013990
201413130

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 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Velma" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 5 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of 2,299 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 valentine, a sweetheart you are!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for lucky, who is more?

M is for melody, the song of life.

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 "Velam". 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.

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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Velma born Oct 6, 1991

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 1225. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

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.

Name poster for Velma

Name poster for Velma(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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