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Zelma meaning and name origin
Zelma \z(e)-lma, zel-ma\ as a girl's name is pronounced ZEL-mah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Zelma is "helmet of God". Short form of Anselma (Old German) "helmet of God"; variant of Selma.
Zelma has 1 variant form: Zelima.
Baby names that sound like Zelma are Zelmah and Zulma.
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Popularity of Zelma
Zelma is a very popular first name for women (#783 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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