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What does Saloma mean?

Saloma Pronunciation of Saloma [sa-lo-ma] as a girls' name is of Arabic and Hebrew derivation, and the name Saloma means "peace". Saloma is an alternate spelling of Salama (Arabic): related to Solomon and also Salome.

Associated with: arabic, peace.


Saloma has 8 variants: Salima, Sallama, Salomea, Salomey, Salomi, Selima, Soloma and Solomea.

6 more alternative forms via Salama, Salome: Sahlma, Salma, Salmah, Selma, Selmah and Solome.

Creative forms:
(female) Salola, Siloma, ..

(male) Saloro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Saloma Bridgette (S.B.), ..

How popular is Saloma?

Saloma is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Saloma is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Saloma reached its top rank of #1834 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Salma (#797 via latest list), Salome (#1699) and Selma are the popular variation forms of Saloma. Other forms, like Salima, are uncommon. These forms of Saloma reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.1%) and have become much less conventional since, with the version Selma becoming less fashionable. Salma is the most trendy girl name in this list.

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

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

Similar Names

Saloma is pronounced similarly to Saleema, Saleemah, Salimah, Selimah, Zelima, Zulema and Zulima. Other recommended names are Aloma, Dalma, Halima, Halma, Naoma, Pallma (see Palma), Palloma, Palma, Paloma, Peloma, Sacoya, Sadona, Salcia, Saleena, Salena, Salina, Salvia, Samma, Selena, Selina, Sellma, Selyna, Senoma (see Sonoma), Shalana, Shalena, Shalina, Shalom, Shalome, Shelom, Shilom, Sholome, Sloan, Solana, Solina, Soma, Sonoma, Sylena, Sylina, Talma, Talona, Talora, Valma and Valora. These names tend to be more frequently used than Saloma.

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