Name Thelma

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Thelma

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

Variants of the name Thelma

Telma

Thelma in the categories

Names Girl's name Names with T Girl names with T

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Name Statistic: Thelma is ranked #6048 overall ↑↑ 194

  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 952 ↑↑ 206
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1697 ↓↓ -445
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3024 ↑ 77
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 3331 ↓↓ -522
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4141 ↑↑ 513
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 4337 ↓↓ -1060
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 6067 ↑↑ 370
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 6094 ↑↑ 537
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6546 ↑↑ 504
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 6705 ↑↑ 1265
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 7670 ↓↓ -148
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 7676 ↓↓ -979
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 7945 ↑↑ 521
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 8134 ↑ 83
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 8330 ↑↑ 648
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 9738 ↓↓ -557
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 9950 ↓↓ -401
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 10421 ↑↑ 2022
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 12543 ↓↓ -10609


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