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What does Salmah mean?

Salmah Pronunciation of Salmah [salmah] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Salmah is "peace". Salmah is an alternate spelling of Salome (Hebrew).

Associated with: peace.


Salmah has 4 variants: Sahlma, Salma, Selma and Selmah.

6 more alternative forms via Salome: Salima, Saloma, Salomea, Salomey, Salomi and Selima.

Creative forms:
(female) Salfa, ..

(male) Salhan, Salmer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Salmah Fatimah (S.F.), ..

How popular is Salmah?

Salmah is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Salmah is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Salma (#797 last year), Saloma, Salome (#1699) and Selma are the prominent variation forms of Salmah (not ranked). Other variants, like Sahlma, are seldom used. These relations of Salmah reached the top of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.08%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.02%, 74%), with the form Selma becoming less fashionable. Salma is the longstanding favorite. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Salma, Saloma, Salome, Selma in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Salmah is pronounced similarly to Sellma, Zelma, Zelmah and Zulma. Other recommended names are Almah, Daliah, Dalma, Dalyah, Fatmah, Halah, Halimah, Halma, Kalah, Kaleah, Laliah, Malcah, Maleah, Malkah, Naimah, Palma, Ramah, Sabah, Sabrah, Sadah, Sairah, Salama, Saleema, Saleemah, Salena, Salimah, Salina, Sallama, Samma, Sannah, Sarah, Sarhah, Sariah, Sarrah, Seemah, Selimah, Shalvah, Simah, Sloan, Soloma, Taimah, Taleah, Taliah, Talma, Talmah and Valma. These names tend to be more commonly used than Salmah.

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