Gulielma: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Gulielma

Gulielma

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Origin of the name Wilhelmina:

A feminine form of William (resolute protector).

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An unusual, lyrical feminine form of William for those who wish to honor a William in their family but find Willa too plain and Wilhelmina too clunky.

Due to the fame of Gulielma Penn, this name became a classic among English and American Quakers.

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Nicknames for Gulielma: | Edit

Guli, Julie, Elma

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Feminine form of Gulielmus, the Latin form of William. Pronounced "JULIE-el-ma" -- the G is soft.

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Gulielma Maria Springett Penn, beautiful first wife of William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania.
Gulielma Fell Alsop, American physician and author, sister of Mary O'Hara who wrote the classic horse novel "My Friend Flicka".
Gulielma "Elma" Sands, victim in the 1800 Manhattan Well Murder, the first recorded murder trial held in the U.S.

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