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Velma meaning and name origin

Velma \v(e)-lma, vel-ma\ as a girl's name is pronounced VEL-ma. It is of English origin. Variant of Wilma (German) "determined protector". Also possibly a variant of either Selma or Thelma, or possibly a combination of the two.

Velma has 3 variant forms: Valma, Vehlma and Vellma.

For more information, see also the related name Wilhelmina.

Velma is also pronounced similarly to Vilma. Other suggested similar baby names are Delma, Helma, Telma, Velda and Zelma.

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Popularity of Velma

Velma is a very popular first name for females (#286 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Velma name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Velma with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Velma name in U.S.
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