Wilma

Wilma - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Wilma, meaning resolute protection, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #117. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Wilma and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Wilma? 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 Wilma. The baby girl name Wilma was given to 6 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4924 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 235,542 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Wilma peaked in popularity 94 years ago in 1925 on position 62.



Famous with this name

Wilma Muhammad
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Rating: 4/5 (2 people)


Wilma is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Wilma is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #1,394 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,394.

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 Wilma is where you live.


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Wilma origin and meaning

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

Similar to Wilma

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

William / Wilhelmina / Willene / Wilhelmenia / Wylene / Wilhelmena / Williemae / Willena / Wilhemina / Willine /

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
20124924
20115719
20085074
20065844
20044853
20034642
20023424
20004042
19993544
19983405
19973120
19963129
19953361
19942627
19933373
19922843
19912536
19901935
19893923
19884298
19874105
19862290
19851935
19842247
19831769
19821581
19811321
19801560
19791582
19781402
19771523
19761215
19751032
1974963
1973930
1972906
1971777
1970727
1969608
1968663
1967560
1966502
1965471
1964456
1963409
1962393
1961357
1960361
1959349
1958297
1957289
1956254
1955251
1954224
1953210
1952202
1951178
1950172
1949166
1948164
1947152
1946146
1945129
1944125
1943119
1942114
1941105
194093
193987
193885
193780
193679
193570
193473
193366
193266
193169
193068
192966
192869
192768
192667
192562
192467
192374
192277
192172
192078
191986
191882
191782
191682
191580
191493
191391
191298
1911100
1910117

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio1394

Even more about Wilma


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 Wilma 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 Wilma?

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
1925
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Wilma
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 235,542
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +6

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