What does Zelma mean?
Associated with: helmet (defender).
Zelma▼ has 1 variant: Zelima.Creative forms:
(female) Zelza, Zilma, ..
(male) Zelmai, Zelman, .. Middle name pairings:
Zelma Brynleigh (Z.B.), ..
How popular is Zelma?
Zelma is a very prominent first name for women (#783 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Zelma for girls. Zelma reached its peak position of #236 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the girl name Zelma and affiliated names. Salma (#797 from recent data) and Selma are the prominent varying forms of Zelma appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Sellma, are uncommon. These forms of Zelma were at the peak of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are now significantly less common, with forms like Selma becoming less stylish. Salma is the most trendy baby name here.
Zelma▼ is alike in pronunciation to Sahlma, Salmah and Zulma. Other recommended names are Adelma, Allma, Alma▼, Dalma, Delma▼, Desma, Ellma, Elma▼, Gemma▲, Halma, Helima, Helma, Hema, Herma, Hilma▼, Jemma▲, Neema, Neima, Neoma, Palma, Peloma, Seema, Selima, Talma, Telma, Thelma▼, Valma, Vehlma (see Velma), Vellma, Velma▼, Vilma, Wilma▼, Wylma, Zalia, Zea, Zeba, Zeena, Zeeta, Zeeva, Zelda▲, Zelde, Zele, Zelia, Zelie, Zelina, Zellda, Zena, Zenda, Zenia, Zenna, Zenya, Zeta, Zetta, Zila, Zilla, Zoela, Zola▼, Zolia, Zulema, Zulima, Zuma and Zylia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Zelma.See names in meaning and etymology.