Origin of the name WILHELMINA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name WILHELMINA.
Another spelling of German Wilhelmine
(q.v.), the feminine form of Wilhelm
meaning "resolute helmet."
(History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884; Girls' Christian
Names, Swan, 1905.)
Usage: America, England, Germany, Holland.
... Robert Shedden, a young and
enterprising navigator, the only son of Mrs. Wilhelmina Shedden
Watson, by her first husband, was cut off in the spring-time of his
days, while, all alone, prosecuting his generous and daring search for
the missing expedition to the Arctic regions under Sir John Franklin. (The
Scottish Nation, Anderson, 1877)