Wilma Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Wilma
Willie, Willa, Wilmer, Wilsmer, Wimby, Will, Ma, Velma
- Meanings and history of the name Wilma
From German, a short form of Wilhelmina. This name is still common in the Netherlands and Scandinavia. An alternative form used in many European countries is Vilma.
- Famous real-life people named Wilma
Wilma Rudolph, African-American track sprinter and Olympic champion
Wilma Mankiller, first female chief of the Cherokee Nation
Wilma Lee Cooper, American country and bluegrass singer
- Wilma in song, story & screen
Wilma Flintstone, character in the cartoon 'The Flintstones'
Wilma Deering, character from the TV series "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century"
Hurricane Wilma (2005), the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Atlantic.