Other Origin(s):Swedish
Meaning:Protective helmet; Determined protector
Here’s a name that will offer baby some protection wherever they go! Hilma is a feminine name of German and Swedish origin, possibly derived from the classic name Wilhelmina. Meaning “protective helmet” or “determined protector,” this short and sweet choice is sure to remind baby that they are always supported and protected by their loved ones. Some famous namesakes who share this mighty moniker include Swedish gold prospector Hilma Swedhal, American novelist Hilma Wolitzer, and Swedish artist and mystic Hilma af Klint.
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