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Meaning and name origin

Salma \s(a)-lma, sal-ma\ as a girl's name has the meaning "peace; helmet of God; safe" and is a variant of Salama (Arabic): related to Solomon and also Salome. Also a variant of Selma (Old German, Arabic): feminine short form of Anselma; variant of Salma.

Salma has 6 variant forms: Sahlma, Salmah, Sellma, Selmah, Zelma, Zelmah.

Salma is also pronounced similarly to Zulma. Other suggested similar baby names are Dalma, Halma, Palma, Saleema, Salena, Salima, Salimah, Salina, Sallama, Saloma, Salomea, Salomi, Samma, Selima, Soloma, Talma and Valma.


Salma is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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