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Gender: F Meaning of Wilma: "resolute protection" Origin of Wilma: Diminutive of Wilhelmina

In the US, Wilma is appears to be eternally fossilized in Bedrock as Fred Flintstone's wife, but in Sweden it's a Top 10 hottie. It did have its moment in the US--from 1912 to 1940 it was a Top 100 name. One notable namesake: track and field star Wilma Rudolph.

Famous People Named Wilma

Wilma Glodean Rudolph, American Olympic sprinter
(Wilma) Jeanne Cooper, American actress
Wilma Pearl Mankiller, Native American Cherokee chief
Wilma L. Vaught, American Air Force brigadier general
Wilhelmine Maria Franziska "Wilma" Neruda, Lady Hallé (1838-1911), Moravian violinist

Pop Culture References for the name Wilma

Wilma Flintstone, character on "The Flintstones"
Wilma Tenderfoot, character in a book series by Emma Kennedy
Wilma/Wilhelmina "Will," the Guardian of Quintessence in "W.I.T.C.H," a comic book and animated series
Wilma, character from movie "Dude, Where's My Car?"

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