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Ellma

What does Ellma mean?

Ellma Pronunciation of Ellma [ell-ma] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and Ellma means "determined protector". Ellma is an alternate spelling of Elma (Old German): short variation of Wilhelmina.

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).

Variations

Ellma has 1 variant: Wylma.

8 more alternative forms via Elma, Wilhelmina: Billa, Helma, Valma, Velma, Vilma, Willa, Wilma and Wilna.

Creative forms:
(female) Elima, Ellem, ..

(male) Eller, Ellmus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ellma Hudson (E.H.), ..

How popular is Ellma?

Ellma is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Ellma is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Ellma (not ranked) are Willa (#481 in recent rankings), Wilhelmina (#1619), Wilna, Wylma, Wilma, Helma, Vilma, Elma and Velma. Adoption of these relations of Ellma was at its apex a century ago (average #889) and is now much reduced, with forms like Wilhelmina falling out of fashion. Willa is the longstanding favorite. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elma, Helma, Velma, Vilma, Wilhelmina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Willa, Wilma, Wilna, Wylma in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wilma outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ellma is pronounced similarly to Allma, Alma, Almah and Willma. Other suggested similar names are Alima, Aloma, Aluma, Dalma, Ealga, Edma, Ela, Elana, Elata, Elba, Elda, Elena, Elia, Elida, Elina, Elisa, Elita, Eliza, Elka, Ella, Ellamae, Ellamay, Ellan, Ellba, Ellee, Ellen, Ellena, Ellga, Elli, Ellia, Ellie, Ellin, Ellina, Ellis, Ellita, Elliza, Ellke, Ellmera (see Almera), Ellon, Ellona, Ellsa, Ellse, Ellsi, Elly, Ellyn, Ellyza, Elna, Elona, Elora, Elsa, Elsha, Elssa, Eltha, Elvia, Elza, Ema, Erla, Esma, Halma, Hilma, Ilima, Palma, Salma, Sellma, Selma, Talma, Telma, Ulima, Ullima, Vellma and Zulma. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ellma.

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