Meaning:helmet or protection
Elma is a girl's name of German origin. It is a derivative of Wilhelmina, meaning "helmet" or "protection." In the 19th century, Wilhelmina became popular as the female variant of Wilhelm or William. With a sweet name like Elma, you can reinvent an old favorite or honor a loved one from past generations. Whatever you decide, a name like Elma could inspire baby to use their caring nature to look out for others and support their loved ones.
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