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What does Zulema mean?

Zulema /zule-ma/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced zoo-LEE-mah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Zulema is "peace". Variant of Salome or Solomon.


Zulema has 5 variants: Zuleima, Zuleyma, Zulima, Zulma and Zuma.

Zulema has 13 more related forms via Salome: Sahlma, Salima, Salma, Salmah, Saloma, Salomea, Salomey, Salomi, Selima, Selma, Selmah, Solome and Solomea.

Kreatif forms: Zilema, Zuleka, Zulena. [more]

How popular is Zulema?

Zulema is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2187 out of 4276, Top 51%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent varying forms of Zulema (not ranked) are Salma (#878 in 2014), Salome, Selma and Zulma. Variants like Salmah are seldom used. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.256%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.0305%, down 88.1%), with the versions Salma, Salome and Selma becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Zulema and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Salma, Salome, Selma, Zulma in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zulema is pronounced similarly to Zelima. Another recommended similar baby name is Zelma. These names tend to be less frequently used than Zulema.