Wilhelmina (given name)

Wilhelmina (also: Wilhelmine and Wilhemina) is a feminine given name, the Dutch and German form of Wilhelm or William, which is derived from the Germanic wil, meaning "will, desire" and helm, meaning "helmet, protection". Wilhelmina was ranked in the top 1000 most popular names for girls in the United States between 1900 and 1940 but is rarely used today.[1] In many European countries, this name is once again very popular. Nicknames for Wilhelmina include, but are not restricted to, Minna, Mina, and Willie.

Wilhelmina
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Queen Wilhelmina was a German princess and queen of the Netherlands.
Genderfemale
Origin
Word/nameGermanic
Meaning"will helmet" or "willing to protect"
Other names
Related namesWilhelm, Wilma, Helmi

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