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Baby Girl Names - Velma


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The name Velma is of English origin, and is a variation of Wilma.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Velma 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 Velma
Use of the Name Velma for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
85,121 7,335 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Velma has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Velma last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1973, 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 Velma
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188043416  
188139219  
188245617  
188337225  
188450018  
188536432  
188637733  
188727759  
188828767  
188928172  
189025796  
1891237103  
1892212146  
1893202156  
1894190196  
1895189208  
1896174248  
1897160280  
1898152331  
1899139334  
1900141426  
1901130388  
1902113527  
190399589  
1904101615  
190595721  
190694720  
190790854  
190890859  
190992857  
1910901,032  
1911901,040  
1912881,401  
1913891,546  
1914941,788  
1915942,286  
1916992,316  
1917992,410  
19181032,439  
19191042,339  
19201052,487  
19211082,604  
19221132,373  
19231162,334  
19241222,273  
19251282,178  
19261242,116  
19271182,286  
19281142,285  
19291281,927  
19301271,913  
19311311,754  
19321331,689  
19331371,482  
19341441,425  
19351471,352  
19361671,178  
19371641,216  
19381741,162  
19391781,071  
1940188981  
19411881,003  
19421961,055  
19432021,036  
1944211939  
1945225856  
1946242871  
1947259850  
1948254868  
1949273798  
1950266827  
1951278794  
1952298712  
1953304738  
1954309744  
1955338635  
1956333690  
1957351668  
1958417500  
1959400551  
1960407557  
1961428524  
1962445466  
1963479405  
1964487396  
1965497364  
1966550297  
1967576273  
1968652222  
1969735190  
1970785179  
1971831167  
1972995120  
1973935131  
Totals:  85,121 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Velma as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Velma appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 94 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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Girl Name Velma