Discovered 1882 Feb. 9 by J. Palisa at Vienna.
Named probably after the youngest daughter of Graf Wilczek. (A. Schnell)
Named (BAJ Circ., No. 220 (1884)) by Graf Johann N. Wilczek (1837–1922) who sponsored and participated in the preliminary voyages of the Austro-Hungarian Arctic expedition of 1872–1874 and the Austrian polar expedition to Jan Mayen as part of the First International Polar Year 1882–1883.