Wilhelmina: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Wilhelmina | Girls
Origin of the name Wilhelmina:
A feminine form of William (resolute protector).
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2 of my great great grandmothers were named Wilhelmina! Minna and Minnie both from Germany! Needless to say, I prefer the spelling, Willamina.
- Nicknames for Wilhelmina: | Edit
Willa, Minna, Mina, Minnie, Minette, Wilma, Willow, Willie, Billie
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Feminine for Wilhelm, the German form of William, meaning "protector". Other forms are Willa, Wilhelmine (from German), Willamina, Williamina, Gulielma (from the Latin form), and Guillerma (from Spanish).
- 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
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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".