Wilhelmina: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina

Pronunciation: wil-heh-MEE-nə (key)

Origin of the name Wilhelmina:

A feminine form of William (resolute protector).

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Nicknames for Wilhelmina: | Edit

Willa, Minna, Mina, Minnie, Minette, Mette, Wilma, Willow, Willie, Billie

Meanings and history of the name Wilhelmina: | Edit

Feminine for Wilhelm, the German form of William, meaning "protector".

Famous real-life people named Wilhelmina: | Edit

Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina, Dutch-American model and founder of the eponymous New York model agency (born Wilhelmina Cooper)
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, British abstract artist
Wilhelmina Skogh, Swedish hotel magnate
Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski, American archaologist

Wilhelmina in song, story & screen: | Edit

Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank, character in the Harry Potter book series
Wilhelmina "Mina" Murray Harker, character in novel and film "Dracula"
Wilhelmina "Willie" Scott, character in film "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"
Wilhelmina Slater, character in TV series "Ugly Betty", played by Vanessa Williams
Wilhelmina Hunnewell Winthrop ("Billy"), heroine of Judith Krantz prototype sex-and-shopping novel, "Scruples".

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