Thelma - Meaning Of Thelma, What Does Thelma Mean?

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Thelma Meaning


What does Thelma mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Thelma is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Thelma is "willful".  

Thelma is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Thel-ma.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5402  in baby name popularity for girls with 25 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Thelma Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Thelma has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Thelma to other names.


The name Telma is a form of Thelma.

Thelma falls into the classic name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Thelma in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Thelma in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Thelma in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Thelma Numerology page.

Thelma Numerology
Thelma in Hieroglyhics
Thelma in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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