What does Salima mean?
Salima /sal-i-ma/ as a name for girls. Salima's roots are Arabic and Hebrew, and the name Salima means "safe; peace". Salima is an alternate spelling of Salimah (Arabic). Salima is also a derivative of Salome (Hebrew).
How popular is Salima?
Salima is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#148244 out of 150436, Top 99%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Prominent related forms of Salima (not ranked) are Salma (#878 the previous year), Salome and Selma. Other forms, like Sahlma, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Salima reached its most widespread in the 1880s (average #658) and is somewhat lower today (#959, ▼88%), with versions like Salome becoming less fashionable. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Salima and corresponding names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Salima is pronounced similarly to Salama, Saleema, Saleemah, Sallama, Selimah, Soloma, Zelima, Zuleima, Zulema and Zulima. Other recommended similar baby names are Aaliya, Alima, Basima, Calida, Dalia▼, Dalila, Dalma, Fatima▲, Galila, Halia, Halina, Jaima, Jaliza, Kalia, Kalifa, Karima, Lalia, Lalika, Lalita, Malia▲, Malika, Malina, Malita, Maxima, Naima, Palila, Pallma, Palma▼, Sadira, Safia, Safiya, Saida, Saira, Salcia, Saleena, Salicia, Salina▼, Salvina, Samira▼, Samma, Saria, Sarika, Satina, Seline, Sellma, Selyna, Shalaina, Shalena, Shalia, Shalina, Shalisa, Shalita, Silia, Siliya, Sima, Solana, Solina, Sylena, Sylina, Taima, Talina, Talita, Ulima, Valina and Zalia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Salima.