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The name Thelma is of Greek origin, and means will.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Thelma has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Thelma
Use of the Name Thelma for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
223,070 13,389 452 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Thelma has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Thelma last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1982, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Thelma
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18809365  
1881    
1882    
18839156  
18849207  
1885    
188668912  
1887    
188866116  
188953124  
189056822  
189152225  
189247933  
189342142  
189433570  
1895205173  
1896168260  
1897117419  
189899605  
189978736  
1900731,094  
1901571,090  
1902521,310  
1903471,4798409
1904371,7578709
1905361,94483310
1906312,11475012
1907282,33877013
1908262,517  
1909262,61088412
1910252,96675117
1911273,157  
1912264,173  
1913264,58092829
1914265,484  
1915306,763  
1916297,283  
1917327,239  
1918327,740  
1919317,562  
1920317,812  
1921307,837  
1922327,228  
1923317,386  
1924337,304  
1925356,822  
1926366,584  
1927386,300  
1928405,960  
1929415,472  
1930455,243  
1931534,429  
1932514,281  
1933573,632  
1934653,648  
1935763,184  
1936743,197  
1937783,064  
1938862,866  
1939882,688  
19401012,458  
19411082,364  
19421212,260  
19431272,202  
19441311,993  
19451311,853  
19461501,783  
19471521,907  
19481631,768  
19491721,625  
19501891,451  
19511891,521  
19522091,373  
19532231,290  
19542291,241  
19552461,107  
19562561,069  
1957290968  
1958318840  
1959305903  
1960326834  
1961338772  
1962346751  
1963353724  
1964372653  
1965383577  
1966429474  
1967482387  
1968481400  
1969553320  
1970623273  
1971609281  
1972667226  
1973683219  
1974643238  
1975737198  
1976751193  
1977781194  
1978857172  
1979909164  
1980998148  
1981967152  
1982975152  
Totals:  223,070 111

During the last 125 years, parents have used Thelma as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Thelma appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 99 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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