Over the past 110 years, 74 804 girls and 6 boys have been named Velma. The name Velma ranks 411th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Velma in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Velma came in the 1910s and 1920s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.