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Thelma Name Popularity

How popular is the name Thelma? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 25 2,966 0.8424%
1911 27 3,148 0.8454%
1912 26 4,167 0.8263%
1913 26 4,591 0.8097%
1914 26 5,488 0.7875%
1915 30 6,757 0.7437%
1916 29 7,288 0.7545%
1917 32 7,239 0.7236%
1918 32 7,738 0.721%
1919 31 7,557 0.7217%
1920 31 7,811 0.7025%
1921 30 7,836 0.6843%
1922 31 7,249 0.6507%
1923 31 7,374 0.6584%
1924 33 7,313 0.6297%
1925 35 6,817 0.6031%
1926 36 6,579 0.5982%
1927 38 6,303 0.5694%
1928 40 5,975 0.5584%
1929 41 5,472 0.5283%
1930 45 5,244 0.502%
1931 53 4,438 0.4497%
1932 51 4,271 0.4323%
1933 57 3,638 0.3905%
1934 65 3,645 0.3771%
1935 76 3,176 0.3268%
1936 74 3,184 0.3305%
1937 78 3,048 0.3093%
1938 86 2,852 0.2786%
1939 88 2,684 0.2639%
1940 101 2,449 0.2304%
1941 109 2,346 0.2084%
1942 121 2,235 0.177%
1943 127 2,187 0.1675%
1944 132 1,965 0.1585%
1945 132 1,823 0.1495%
1946 151 1,753 0.1188%
1947 153 1,878 0.1125%
1948 163 1,740 0.109%
1949 173 1,575 0.0979%
1950 189 1,430 0.0888%
1951 190 1,500 0.0885%
1952 211 1,324 0.0758%
1953 225 1,255 0.0709%
1954 229 1,215 0.0665%
1955 246 1,085 0.059%
1956 255 1,041 0.0551%
1957 293 929 0.0483%
1958 315 810 0.0429%
1959 304 874 0.046%
1960 326 804 0.0424%
1961 339 741 0.0392%
1962 345 713 0.0388%
1963 353 682 0.038%
1964 365 629 0.0357%
1965 380 540 0.033%
1966 422 441 0.0282%
1967 479 349 0.023%
1968 473 368 0.0245%
1969 527 300 0.0195%
1970 599 240 0.0151%
1971 590 250 0.0166%
1972 631 197 0.0145%
1973 643 184 0.0142%
1974 620 199 0.0153%
1975 713 154 0.012%
1976 767 134 0.0104%
1977 763 147 0.0109%
1978 842 122 0.0091%
1979 885 120 0.0085%
1980 1,014 91 0.0062%
1981 953 104 0.0071%
1982 948 107 0.0072%
1983 1,044 81 0.0055%
1984 1,073 81 0.0054%
1985 1,356 48 0.0032%
1986 1,218 64 0.0042%
1987 1,397 48 0.0031%
1988 1,511 43 0.0028%
1989 1,380 61 0.0038%
1990 1,559 51 0.0031%
1991 1,707 42 0.0026%
1992 1,518 57 0.0036%
1993 1,667 44 0.0028%
1994 1,783 37 0.0024%
1995 1,628 45 0.003%
1996 2,321 18 0.0012%
1997 2,674 12 0.0008%
1998 1,946 31 0.0021%
1999 2,412 19 0.0013%
2000 2,267 23 0.0015%
2001 2,132 29 0.0019%
2002 3,006 10 0.0007%
2003 2,887 12 0.0008%
2004 2,769 14 0.0009%
2005 3,395 7 0.0005%
2006 0 0%
2007 3,363 8 0.0005%
2008 3,185 10 0.0006%
2009 2,858 13 0.0009%
2010 0 0%
2011 3,429 6 0.0004%
2012 3,214 7 0.0005%
2013 0 0%
2014 3,664 5 0.0003%
2015 0 0%
2016 3,144 6 0.0004%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%
2020 0 0%
2021 0 0%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Telma

Will, volition

Greek

Thellma

Will, volition

Greek


What names sound like Thelma?

If you like how Thelma sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Thelma.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Delma

Noble protector

German

Talma

Hillock, mound

Hebrew


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Velma

A variant form of Wilhelmina.

German


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1 Comment

  1. We chose Thelma after my great grandmother who was one of the most important people in my life. Thelma also means ‘will, volition’ in Greek, which I think gives a strong female empowerment vibe!

    She came into this world stubborn so this seems to be fitting for her.


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