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What does Hilma mean?

Hilma Pronunciation of Hilma as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hilma is "determined protector". Short form of Wilhelmina.


ASSOCIATED WITH determined, protector (defender)


VARIANTS Halma, Helma

OTHER FORMS VIA WILHELMINA Billa, Billy, Ellma, Elma, Helmina, Mina, Minna, Valma, Velma, Vilma, Willa, Willy, Wilma, Wilmina, Wilna, Wylma

(female) Hilha, ..

(male) Hilla, ..

Hilma Zarah (H.Z.), ..

How popular is Hilma?

Hilma is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2141 out of 4276, Top 50%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Hilma entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #410 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hilma name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Billy, Elma, Helma, Mina (#625 IN 2018), Minna, Velma, Vilma, Wilhelmina (#1670), Willa (#384), Wilma, Wilna and Wylma are the popular variation forms of Hilma listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Hilma reached the top of their popularity a century ago (USAGE OF 0.65%) and have become much less common since (USAGE 0.08%, 87.2%), with versions like Hilma becoming less trendy. Willa is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Minna, Velma, Vilma, Wilhelmina, Willa in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hilma, Minna, Vilma, Wilma outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Allma, Alma, Cima, Dalma, Delma, Fima, Hailea, Hala, Halea, Halia, Halima, Helga, Helia, Helima, Hella, Helsa, Hema, Herma, Hiba, Hilal, Hilda, Hilde, Hildi, Hildy, Hill, Hille, Hilly, Hinda, Hinna, Holda, Hulda, Hylda, Mima, Mimma, Nioma, Palma, Pima, Rima, Salma, Selma, Sima, Talma, Telma, Willma, Zelma and Zulma. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hilma.

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