Diminutive of names like Wilhelmina

Elma Origin and Meaning

The name Elma is a girl's name.
Elma's rocking on the porch, with Thelma and Velma (and Wilhelmina too).

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Famous People Named Elma

  • Elma de VriesDutch marathon speed skater
  • Elma DiendaNamibian politician & teacher
  • Elma Salinas Enderyoungest woman to serve as Texas judge
  • Elma Francois (18971944), Africentric political activist
  • Elma KarlowaGerman actress
  • Elma Lewisfounder of National Center of Afro,American Artists
  • Elma Maua (19482010), New Zealand journalist & editor
  • Elma MitchellBritish poet
  • Elma NapierScottish,born writer & politician
  • Elma SinanovicBosnian singer
  • Elma Stuckey (1907'88), African American poet
  • Elma Mary Williamsauthor from the UK
  • Gulielma "Elma" Sandsthe victim in the Manhattan Well murder trial of 1800, the first recorded murder case in the US

Elma in Pop Culture

  • Elma CenterNew York, town of 2, 500
  • ElmaIowa, town of 550
  • Elma Leivonencharacter from manga/anime "Strike Witches"
  • Also short for Guglielmathe feminine form of Guglielmo