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Wilhelmina

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

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wilhelmina

User Submitted Origins

German
63%
Dutch
29%
Indonesian
4%
French
2%
African Dutch (Afrikaans)
2%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Australia agree the name Wilhelmina means "Helmet, protection".
  2. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Wilhelmina means "Willing to protect".
  3. A submission from Nevada, U.S. says the name Wilhelmina means "Protector/protection" and is of German origin.
  4. A user from Malaysia says the name Wilhelmina means "With gilded helmet".
  5. According to 2 people from Missouri, U.S., the name Wilhelmina is of German origin and means "Will".
  6. A submission from Minnesota, U.S. says the name Wilhelmina means "Creative, smart,helpful,brave,strong,kind,hardworking,active, pretty".
  7. A submission from Michigan, U.S. says the name Wilhelmina means "Grandma" and is of French origin.
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  1. A female given name from the Germanic languages of German origin; the female form of Wilhelm (William).

Wilhelmina was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano, Dutch, German, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Wilhelmina

Notable Persons Named Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina was royalty. She has had major accomplishments since 1890. Wilhelmina was born as the child of William III of the Netherlands, Emma of Waldeck, and Pyrmont on August 31st, 1880 in Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands. She died on November 28th, 1962.

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Wilhelmina Charlotte Caroline

Wilhelmina Charlotte Caroline was royalty. Her career lasted from 1727 to 1727. Wilhelmina was born as the child of John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Princess Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach on March 1st, 1683 in Ansbach. She died on November 20th, 1737.

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Wilhelmina Cooper

Wilhelmina Cooper was a model. Wilhelmina was given the name Wilhelmina Behmenburg on May 1st, 1939 in Culemborg. She died on March 1st, 1980.

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Bess Houdini

Bess was given the name Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner on January 23rd, 1876 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She left this life on February 11th, 1943.

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Wilhelmina Slater

Wilhelmina Slater is an editor-in-chief of mode, former, co-editor-in-chief of mode, creative director at mode, supermodel, personal assistant, editor-in-chief, daniel meade, creative director, and list of ugly betty characters.

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Wilhelmina Amalia Of Brunswick

She was most active from 1705 to 1711. Wilhelmina was born as the child of John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate on April 21st, 1673 in Hanover. She died on April 10th, 1742.

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  • Wilhelmina Wright
    Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • Wilhelmina Weber Furlong
  • Wilhelmina Kennedy-Erskine
  • Wilhelmina Caroline of Denmark
  • Wilhelmina Ernestine of Denmark
  • Wilhelmina Von Bremen
    Athlete
  • Wilhelmina Caroline Ginger Van Winkle
  • Wilhelmina Skogh
    Businessperson
  • Wilhelmina Krafft
  • Wilhelmina Stalberg
  • Wilhelmina Gravallius

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilhelmina

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina was royalty. She has had major accomplishments since 1890. Wilhelmina was born as the child of William III of the Netherlands, Emma of Waldeck, and Pyrmont on August 31st, 1880 in Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands. She died on November 28th, 1962.

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Princess Wilhelmina

Princess Wilhelmina was royalty. She was most active from 1767 to 1806. Princess was born as the child of Prince Augustus William of Prussia and Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel on August 7th, 1751. She breathed her last breath on June 9th, 1820.

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Jomanda

Jomanda is a medium and mediumship. Jomanda was given the name Johanna Wilhelmina on May 5th, 1948 in Deventer.

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Princess Sophia Wilhelmina

She holds the title Princess consort of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt. Princess was born as the child of John Ernest IV and Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld on August 9th, 1693 in Saalfeld. She breathed her last breath on December 4th, 1727.

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Fun Facts about the name Wilhelmina

  • How Popular is the name Wilhelmina? Wilhelmina is the 2,283rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Wilhelmina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,331 babies born with the first name Wilhelmina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilhelmina to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilhelmina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 36 new born babies.
  • When was Wilhelmina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilhelmina is Saturday, June 8th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Wilhelmina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilhelmina was in 1916 with a total of 320 babies.
  • Random Wilhelmina Factoid: According to the 1938 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilhelmina is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name in 1938.
  • Weird things about the name Wilhelmina: The name spelled backwards is Animlehliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iellinmhwa. How do you pronounce that?
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