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Gender: Female Meaning of Hilma: "protective helmet" Origin of Hilma: German

The name Hilma is a girl's name meaning "protective helmet". Hilma and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory -- Girls Names 900-1000".

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Hilma is heard in Germany and the Scandinavian countries, and sometimes used as a shortening of Wilhelmina--though there are more appealing German names for girls. to be found. Hilma Wolitzer is an American novelist and the mother of author Meg Wolitzer.

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Famous People Named Hilma

Hilma Caldeira, Brazilian volleyball player
Hilma Granqvist, Finnish anthropologist
Hilma Wolitzer, American novelist
Hilma Contreras, Dominican writer
Hilma af Klint, Swedish artist and mystic
Hilma Swedahl, Swedish gold prospector
(Hilma) Dymphna Clark, Australian linguist

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