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Gender: F Meaning of Williamina: "resolute protection" Origin of Williamina: Female version of William

Sometimes heard in Scotland, where its heyday was in the times of Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott, here we would prefer the Germanic version, Wilhelmina, brought into the spotlight by the conniving character on "Ugly Betty."

Famous People Named Williamina

Williamina Fleming, Scottish-born astronomer. During her career, she helped develop a common designation system for stars and cataloged thousands of stars and other astronomical phenomena.

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