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What does Salimah mean?

Salimah Pronunciation of Salimah [sal-imah] as a girls' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Salimah is "safe". Name adopted by one of the English wives of the Aga Khan when they got married. Her original name was Sally.

Associated with: arabic.


Salimah has 2 variants: Salima and Selima.

Creative forms:
(female) Saimah, Sarimah, ..


Middle name pairings:
Salimah Natalie (S.N.), ..

How popular is Salimah?

Salimah is an uncommon first name for females. Salimah is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Salimah has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Salimah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Salimah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Salimah is alike in pronunciation to Salama, Saleema, Saleemah, Sallama, Saloma, Salome, Salomea, Salomey, Salomi, Selimah, Soloma, Zelima and Zulima. Other suggested similar names are Aaliyah, Blimah, Daliah, Daliyah, Fatimah, Galilah, Halima, Halimah, Jaliyah, Kalilah, Karimah, Laliah, Naimah, Safiyah, Sahlma, Sairah, Salena, Salina, Salma, Salmah, Samirah, Sariah, Selina, Sellma, Selma, Selmah, Shalimar, Shalina, Simah, Solina, Sylina, Taimah, Taliah, Talmah and Taoimah (see Taima). These names tend to be more commonly used than Salimah.

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