Other Origin(s):Greek, Scandinavian
Meaning:Wish, will, desire
Telma is a Portuguese name for girls, also found in Spanish, English, and Scandinavian languages, whose origins are tricky to pin down. Most likely a form of Thelma from the Greek thélema, Telma embodies the meanings “wish,” “will,” or “desire” and celebrates unwavering volition no matter what obstacles we face. This sweet, romantic name will pair nicely with baby as they make wishes on falling stars and strive to achieve their dreams.
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