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Telma name meaning

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Telma mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Telma

User Submitted Origins

Portuguese
67%
African
8%
Hebrew
8%
Greek
8%
Italian
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Nigeria says the name Telma means "Gift of God".
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Telma

Notable Persons Named Telma

Telma Hopkins

Telma Hopkins is an actress, singer, actor, and singing. Telma was given the name Telma Louise Hopkins on October 28th, 1948 in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.

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Telma Monteiro

Telma was born on December 27th, 1985 in Almada, Portugal.

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Telma Santos

Telma was born on August 1st, 1983.

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Fun Facts about the name Telma

  • How Popular is the name Telma? Telma is the 24,046th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Telma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 263 babies born with the first name Telma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Telma to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Telma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Telma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Telma is Thursday, January 18th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Telma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Telma was in 1976 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Telma Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Telma is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Telma: The name spelled backwards is Amlet. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Maetl. How do you pronounce that?
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