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Wilma Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 117 666 0.1892%
1911 100 887 0.2382%
1912 98 1,228 0.2435%
1913 91 1,457 0.257%
1914 93 1,766 0.2534%
1915 80 2,767 0.3046%
1916 82 2,950 0.3054%
1917 82 3,063 0.3062%
1918 82 3,291 0.3066%
1919 86 3,157 0.3015%
1920 78 3,657 0.3289%
1921 72 3,811 0.3328%
1922 77 3,522 0.3161%
1923 74 3,690 0.3295%
1924 67 4,054 0.3491%
1925 62 4,158 0.3679%
1926 67 4,040 0.3673%
1927 68 4,142 0.3742%
1928 69 3,926 0.3669%
1929 66 4,002 0.3864%
1930 68 4,057 0.3884%
1931 69 3,732 0.3781%
1932 66 3,590 0.3634%
1933 66 3,409 0.3659%
1934 73 3,301 0.3415%
1935 70 3,348 0.3445%
1936 79 3,107 0.3225%
1937 80 2,962 0.3006%
1938 85 2,860 0.2794%
1939 87 2,687 0.2642%
1940 93 2,605 0.2451%
1941 105 2,412 0.2143%
1942 114 2,433 0.1927%
1943 119 2,371 0.1816%
1944 125 2,110 0.1702%
1945 129 1,866 0.153%
1946 146 1,891 0.1282%
1947 152 1,888 0.1131%
1948 164 1,722 0.1079%
1949 166 1,710 0.1063%
1950 172 1,622 0.1007%
1951 178 1,628 0.096%
1952 202 1,394 0.0799%
1953 210 1,389 0.0785%
1954 223 1,275 0.0697%
1955 249 1,067 0.058%
1956 254 1,041 0.0551%
1957 289 939 0.0488%
1958 297 869 0.046%
1959 348 717 0.0377%
1960 360 684 0.0361%
1961 357 683 0.0362%
1962 395 545 0.0297%
1963 408 517 0.0288%
1964 454 417 0.0237%
1965 470 369 0.0226%
1966 501 306 0.0196%
1967 556 241 0.0159%
1968 660 169 0.0113%
1969 603 221 0.0143%
1970 722 156 0.0098%
1971 772 140 0.0093%
1972 898 89 0.0065%
1973 910 87 0.0067%
1974 951 81 0.0062%
1975 1,016 69 0.0054%
1976 1,187 51 0.004%
1977 1,478 32 0.0024%
1978 1,368 41 0.003%
1979 1,520 33 0.0023%
1980 1,505 35 0.0024%
1981 1,286 52 0.0035%
1982 1,518 35 0.0023%
1983 1,699 25 0.0017%
1984 2,100 15 0.001%
1985 1,831 23 0.0015%
1986 2,133 16 0.0011%
1987 3,488 5 0.0003%
1988 3,656 5 0.0003%
1989 3,217 6 0.0004%
1990 1,863 34 0.0021%
1991 2,354 18 0.0011%
1992 2,603 14 0.0009%
1993 2,948 9 0.0006%
1994 2,376 17 0.0011%
1995 2,937 9 0.0006%
1996 2,691 11 0.0007%
1997 2,643 12 0.0008%
1998 2,859 10 0.0007%
1999 3,000 9 0.0006%
2000 3,206 7 0.0005%
2001 0 0%
2002 2,830 12 0.0008%
2003 3,469 6 0.0004%
2004 3,454 6 0.0004%
2005 0 0%
2006 4,085 5 0.0003%
2007 0 0%
2008 3,569 6 0.0004%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 3,515 5 0.0004%
2012 3,354 6 0.0004%
2013 3,168 7 0.0005%
2014 0 0%
2015 3,254 6 0.0004%
2016 0 0%
2017 2,845 10 0.0007%
2018 2,815 9 0.0007%
2019 2,756 10 0.0007%

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What names are variants of Wilma?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Wilma.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Valma

Will helmet, protection

German

Velma

A variant form of Wilhelmina.

German

Vilma

A diminutive form of Wilhelmina.

Native American

Willma

Will helmet, protection

German

Wilmina

Will helmet, protection

German

Wylma

Will helmet, protection

German


What names sound like Wilma?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Allma

Nourishing, kind; soul; young woman; learned

Latin

Alma

Nourishing, kind; soul; young woman; learned

Modern

Ellma

Will helmet, protection

German

Elma

Will helmet, protection

German


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