Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #6674 in 2013 and #5402 in 2014.

Famous People

Thelma Ritter (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Thelma Houston (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Thelma Todd (Movie Actress), Thelma Carpenter (Movie Actress,Singer), Thelma Coyne Long (Tennis Player), Thelma Furnes (Movie Actress), Thelma Hill (Movie Actress), Thelma Leeds (Movie Actress)


In English

Origin: A literary invention, first appeared in the Swedish novel Kyrkoinvigningen i Hammarby (1840-1841) by Emilie Flygare-Carlén, [1] translated into English as "The Magic Goblet" (1845). Similar names of ambiguous origin, Elma, Selma, Velma, appeared in the 19th century.


-( female name -comes from the coinages language-).