Meaning:Will or volition
Thelma is a girl’s name of Greek origin. It’s believed to derive from the Greek word thelema, meaning “will” or “volition,” and was popularized by writer Marie Corelli in her 1887 novel Thelma. Today, it’s most commonly associated with the character Thelma Dickinson from the 1991 film Thelma & Louise. Hugely popular in the early 1900s, this name has a charming vintage feel that makes it a standout choice for baby.
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