Thelma

♀ Name Thelma – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Thelma

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Thelma is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Thelma

The name Thelma is an invention of the British author Marie Corelli for her novel of the same name in 1887. She used the name for a Norwegian protagonist, even though Thelma is not a Norwegian name. Thelma possibly is of Greek origin.

Meaning of Thelma

Thelma means “will”, “volition” or “desire” (from Greek “θέλημα/thelema”).

Pronunciation of Thelma

Alternate spelling of Thelma

Telma

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