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Thelma Meaning


What does Thelma mean?

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.

The Given Name Thelma

Thelma is quite a sweet name and a welcome find.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Although unique, your little attractive Thelma, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Thelma falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Thelma Ritter.

Thelma Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,958 in baby name popularity for girls with 27 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,160 in baby name popularity for girls with 26 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Thelma sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Thelma Name Popularity Page.

Thelma Related Names

The name Telma is a form of Thelma.

Famous Thelmas

  • Thelma Ritter ~ Actress

Thelma Numerology

What will your new littleThelma be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Thelma are often peppery and irresponsible but most of all they are read more >>

Thelma Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Thelma in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Thelma.

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.