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Thelma meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Thelma No. of characters: 6 Gender: GirlOrigin: English
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Meanings: Gift of God Supreme Gift English name probably Nordic origin and unexplained importance. Known from the movie "Thelma and Louise" (1991).

Thelma was ranked 638 in 1968 US male names list and elevated by 1.69% from its previous ranking of 649 in 1963. Thelma was ranked 924 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.60% from its previous ranking of 939 in 2015.

Full form of Thelma : Tidy Honest Enthusiastic Logical Moderate Amusing

Thelma is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1998 and ranked 4736 in 2015. Only 64 people have Thelma as their first name.

Thelma is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1897 and ranked 942 in 2015 in US. Around 226313 people wear Thelma as their first name. Thelma is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1880 and ranked 942 in 2015 in US. Only 226313 people have Thelma as their first name. At the peak of Thelma popularity in 1921 it was given to about 0.324205% of US Girls babies and ranked 30 in 2417606 newborns while On the lowest point of Thelma in 1880 it was wore by only 0.002315% of new born Girls and ranked 213 out of 216003 babies in US. Thelma is not a native United States and Thelma may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. Thelma is given to around 0.063307% of newborns during 1880 to 2015, according to the USSA.

Complete history of Thelma
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1897111419
189898605
189977736
1900721094
1901561090
1902511309
1903461479
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Expression number of Thelma is 5.

Thelma love adventure, excitement and freedom. Thelma are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Thelma are capable of doing anything they wish for.

Names that rhyme with Thelma Adelma, Anselma, Belma, Delma, Elma, Felma, Helma, Melma, Nelma, Ozelma, Pelma, Relma, Roselma, Ruthelma, Selma, Shelma, Telma, Thelma, Velma, WelmaFamous people named Thelma
Thelma Lee in They Live as Actress
Thelma Oliver in The Pawnbroker as Actress
Thelma Fardín in Dance! as Actress
Thelma Witmer in The Jungle Book as Animation Department
Thelma Raye in The White Sister as Actress
Thelma Whiteley in Reunion as Actress
Thelma White in Tell Your Children as Actress
Thelma Rogers in Episode #1.448 as Actress
Thelma Boardman in Jaekel as Writer
Thelma Pelish in The Pajama Game as Actress
Names like Thelma The, Thea, Theabul, Theada, Theado, Theador, Theadora, Theadore, Theanna, Thearl, Thearon, Thearsa, Thearthur, Theartis, Theary, Theatus, Thebaldus, Theberga, Theckla, Thecla
Thelma Namesakes Comments :Thelma is a female first name, which occurs especially in the English language. The meaning of the name is unknown Thelma: the ' etymology is sought in some cases in the ancient greek θέλημα ( Thelema ) which "means the will ", but this is a hypothesis unlikely. The name was used by the British writer Marie Corelli for the protagonist of his novel Thelma of 1887, a period in which that name had a low prevalence; according to other sources it was the same Corelli to coin the name. The name became popular after the publication of the book, and more following the release of the film Thelma & Louise. Variant of the name Thelma is Telma. - Karleen Caron
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