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What does Ellma mean?

Ellma Pronunciation of Ellma as a girls' name is an Old German name, and Ellma means "determined protector". Ellma is an alternate spelling of Elma (Old German): diminutive of Wilhelmina.


ASSOCIATED WITH determined, protector (defender)



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ELMA, WILHELMINA Billa, Helma, Valma, Velma, Vilma, Willa, Wilma, Wilna

(female) Elima, ..

(male) Ellea, ..

Ellma Doris (E.D.), ..

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?

Prominent variation forms of Ellma (NOT RANKED) are Willa (#384 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Wilhelmina (#1670), Elma, Helma, Velma, Vilma, Wilma, Wilna and Wylma. Adoption of these relations of Ellma was at its apex a century ago (AVERAGE #889) and is now much reduced (#1783, DOWN 91.2%), with forms like Wilhelmina falling out of fashion. Willa is the longstanding favorite. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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 Vilma, Wilma outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ellma is pronounced similarly to Allma, Alma, Almah and Willma. Other suggested similar-sounding 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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