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What does Wilmina mean?

Wilmina Pronunciation of Wilmina [wilmi-na] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the name Wilmina means "determined protector". Wilmina is a version of Wilhelmina (Old German). Wilmina is also a variant of Wilma (Old German).

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).


16 related forms via Wilhelmina, Wilma: Felmine, Helmina, Vilma, Wileen, Willa, Willamina, Willamine, Willemina, Willene, Williamina, Willie, Willma, Willmina, Willmine, Wilna and Wylma.

Creative forms:
(female) Wilmila, Wilmino, ..

(male) Wilmin, Wilminan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wilmina Addelyn (W.A.), ..

How popular is Wilmina?

Wilmina is an unusual first name for females. Wilmina is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Wilmina (outside Top 2000) are Vilma, Wilhelmina (#1619 the previous year), Willa (#481), Willene, Willie, Willma, Wilma, Wilna and Wylma. Adoption of these forms of Wilmina was well-received among parents 95 years ago (median #951) and has become much reduced since, with versions like Wilma becoming less trendy. Willa is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vilma, Wilhelmina, Willa, Willene, Willie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Wilmina is alike in pronunciation to Almena, Almina, Elmena and Elmina. Other suggested similar names are Airina, Alina, Allina, Allumina, Alsina, Amina, Armina, Balbina, Billina, Calina, Colina, Collina, Delaina, Delina, Dellina, Diliana, Dilliana, Divina, Domina, Egilina, Elina, Erlina, Ermina, Filanna, Filipina, Filumena, Gemina, Gianina, Hermina, Irmina, Jalaina, Jelina, Jilana, Jiliana, Jillana, Jolina, Karmina, Kimana, Lidwina, Liliana, Lilliana, Lumina, Malina, Malvina, Melvina, Miliana, Nilsina (see Nilsine), Normina, Philomina, Pierina, Polina, Richina, Selina, Silvana, Silvina, Simmina, Talina, Waldina, Waltina, Waltrina, Wilmot, Wilmotina (see Wilmot), Wilmott, Wilona, Winoena (see Winona), Winona, Wyomia, Ximena, Xylina, Yamina and Zelaina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wilmina.

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