Wilma is a feminine name of German origin meaning “resolute protector.” It is a short version of the German name Wilhelmina and is derived from the Germanic words wil, meaning “will” or “desire,” and helm, which translates to “helmet” or “protection.” Wilma is the feminine equivalent of William or Will from the masculine German name Wilhelm which similarly means “vehement protector.” Wilma is a name symbolic of unfaltering bravery and protection, attributes that will be sure to inspire a fierce defender in baby.
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