Meaning and name origin
Wilma \wi(l)-ma\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Wilma is "determined protector". Short form of Wilhelmina. Wilma Flintstone is the dizzy Stone Age housewife in the TV cartoon "The Flintstones". Track celebrity Wilma Rudolph.
Wilma is a very popular first name for females (#212 out of 4276, Top 5%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Wilma for girls. Wilma reached its highest rank of #69 in the U.S. in 1920-1929 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Wilma and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Wilma, Wilhelmina, Vilma and Velma. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Wilma▼ is also pronounced similarly to Allma, Alma▼, Ellma and Elma▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Hilma▼, Wilda▼, Willa▲, Wilna and Wilona. These names tend to be less commonly used than Wilma.