Hilma - A very unique female name

  Oct 22,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hilma, meaning protective helmet, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #892. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hilma and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hilma? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hilma. The baby girl name Hilma was given to 5 baby girls in 1933, ranking #1656 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 186,293 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hilma peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1915 on position 668.

Famous with this name

Hilma Falkowski
Hilma Falkeström
Hilma Egeskov

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Hilma is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hilma is currently topping the baby name charts in North Carolina at position #554 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #554.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hilma is where you live.

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Hilma origin and meaning

Hilma is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means protective helmet. To see famous people named Hilma, pop culture references for the name Hilma and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hilma

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hilma, sorted by popularity.

Helen / Helene / Helena / Hellen / Helaine / Halima / Helyn / Helon / Helmi / Haylen /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

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Chart position per state (visualized)

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Year Rank

Chart position per state (table view)

State Rank
North Carolina554

Even more about Hilma

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hilma a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hilma?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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Name Hilma
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 186,293
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
1933 births +5

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