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Meaning and Name Origin

Zulema \z(u)-le-ma\ 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.


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)

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Zulema and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Zulema (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Salma (#878 in 2014), Salome, Selma and Zulma. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and are now much less widespread, with the versions Salma, Salome and Selma becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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.