Wilhelmine Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Wilhelmine
Mina, Minnie, Willi
- Meanings and history of the name Wilhelmine
German feminine form of William, meaning "protector". Another spelling is Wilhelmina. Wilhelmine seems to be more frequently used in Germany; Wilhelmina in the Netherlands and Belgium. Both spellings are pronounced the same: wil-hel-MEEN-uh.
- Famous real-life people named Wilhelmine
Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia, sister of Prussian King Frederick the Great
Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia, who married Dutch King William I and became Queen Wilhelmina, the first queen of the Netherlands
Princess Wilhelmine of Courland, Duchesse de Sagan, mistress and correspondent of the diplomat Metternich and foster mother of Czech writer Božena Němcová, who memorialized her in "The Grandmother"
Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient, German opera singer
Wilhelmine Kähler, German politician and pioneering labor leader
- Wilhelmine in song, story & screen