Thelma Name Meaning and Origin

Thelma is a girl name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Thelma means “Unclear”.


Thelma Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”



Thelma is a girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “THEL + ma”


Thelma Name Meaning:

This name was most likely created by the British author Marie Corelli in her 1887 novel Thelma, Norwegian Princess, and has been popular ever since. More recently, it was revived by the 1991 film Thelma and Louise, starring Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon. Some sources suggest that the name could be of Greek origin, meaning “will, volition”, but it is rather unlikely.



It is a Christian baby name.





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Famous people with this name:

Thelma Barlow – actress

Thelma Drake – politician

Thelma Holt – actress

Thelma Hopkins – athlete

Thelma Houston – singer

Thelma Leeds – actress

Thelma Parr – actress




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