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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #491 most popular

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What does the name "Wilma" mean?

Wilma (American): Short form of Wilhelmina

The name "Wilma" is of American origin and it means "Short form of Wilhelmina". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for love, everlasting.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

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

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Wilma? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 140,392 babies born with the name Wilma in the United States. That's more than enough Wilmas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wilma" was in 1925 with a total of 4,174 babies. (That's a lot of baby Wilmas)

According to the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wilma" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 73 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1944. Across the entire United States a total of 2,144 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 Wilma popular?

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

Celebrities named Wilma

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph is a sportsperson. Wilma was born in 1940 in Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee, United States.


Wilma Geldof

Wilma was born in 1962.


Past life for Wilma born Dec 12, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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