Thelma

Thelma - A very unique female name



  Jan 17,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Thelma appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #25. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Thelma and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Thelma? 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 Thelma. The baby girl name Thelma was given to 7 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4508 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 201,893 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Thelma peaked in popularity 111 years ago in 1910 on position 25.



Famous with this name

Thelma Barlow
Thelma Todd
Thelma Madrigal


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Rating: 4/5 (9 people)


Thelma is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Thelma is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,800 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,800.

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 Thelma is where you live.


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Thelma origin and meaning

Thelma is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Thelma, pop culture references for the name Thelma and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Thelma

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

Taylin / Taelyn / Talin / Taleen / Taelynn / Talina / Talyn / Taylen / Taylynn / Taline /

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.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20124508
20114864
20093701
20084160
20074446
20054390
20043422
20033491
20023714
20012340
20002546
19992668
19982091
19972973
19962547
19951690
19941862
19931732
19921567
19911749
19901606
19891418
19881564
19871437
19861249
19851394
19841093
19831079
1982968
1981968
19801031
1979896
1978849
1977770
1976777
1975718
1974623
1973651
1972633
1971593
1970602
1969528
1968474
1967480
1966424
1965380
1964367
1963354
1962346
1961340
1960326
1959304
1958315
1957293
1956255
1955246
1954229
1953226
1952210
1951190
1950189
1949173
1948163
1947153
1946151
1945132
1944132
1943127
1942121
1941109
1940101
193988
193886
193778
193674
193576
193465
193357
193250
193153
193045
192941
192840
192738
192636
192535
192433
192331
192231
192130
192031
191931
191832
191732
191629
191530
191426
191326
191226
191127
191025

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2800

Even more about Thelma


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 Thelma 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 Thelma?

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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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Thelma
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 201,893
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7

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