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What does Halma mean?

Halma Pronunciation of Halma [hal-ma] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Halma is "determined protector". Halma is a variant form of Hilma (Old German): short variation of Wilhelmina.

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).


Halma has 1 variant: Helma.

Creative forms:
(female) Halla, Hamma, ..

(male) Halhal, Hallal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Halma Karli (H.K.), ..

How popular is Halma?

Halma is a rare given name for women but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#90252 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Helma and Hilma are the prominent varying forms of Halma (outside Top 2000). These forms of Halma were favored in the 1890s (adoption of 0.02%), but now, the version Hilma has become less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helma, Hilma in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Basma, Cama, Carma, Dalma, Dama, Ellma, Elma, Hadia, Hadlea, Hadya, Hafsa, Hafza, Haifa, Hailea, Hajna, Hajra, Hala, Halea, Haleema, Haleima, Haley, Hali, Halia, Halie, Halima, Halimah, Halina, Halli, Hally, Hamna, Hana, Hania, Hanja, Hanna, Harlea, Hava, Haya, Haylea, Helga, Helima, Hema, Herma, Hilda, Holda, Hulda, Hylda, Jaima, Jama, Jazma, Kama, Karma, Naima, Naoma, Pallma (see Palma), Palma, Paloma, Pama, Rama, Rayma, Sahlma, Salama, Salma, Saloma, Samma, Talma, Tama, Tamma, Telma, Valma, Velma, Vilma, Wilma, Wylma, Zelma and Zulma. These names tend to be more commonly used than Halma.

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