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What does Zulema mean?

Zulema Pronunciation of Zulema 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, peace


VARIANTS Zuleima, Zuleyma, Zulima, Zulma, Zuma

RELATED FORMS VIA SALOME Salima, Salma, Saloma, Selima, Selma



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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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Zulema reached its highest position of #1517 in the U.S. in 1996, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Zulema are Salma (#799 IN 2018), Saloma, Salome (#1578), Selma and Zuma. Other variants, like Salima, are seldom used. These forms of Zulema were at the top of their popularity during 1890-1899 (AVERAGE #1509) and are now much less conventional, with the version Selma becoming less stylish. Salma is the most chic name for newborns here.

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

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

Similar Names

Zulema is pronounced similarly to Salama, Saleema, Soloma and Zelima. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alima, Allma, Aloma, Aluma, Dalma, Delma, Ellma, Elma, Guillema, Gulielma, Haleema, Haleima, Halima, Halma, Helma, Hilma, Ilima, Julena, Naeema, Neema, Pallma (see Palma), Palma, Paloma, Peloma, Seema, Talma, Uleema (see Ulima), Ulima, Ullima, Valma, Vellma, Vilma, Wylma, Yuma, Zalia, Zalika, Zaneta, Zeba, Zeena, Zeeta, Zeeva, Zelda, Zele, Zelene, Zelenia, Zelenya, Zelia, Zelina, Zellda, Zelma, Zelmah, Zena, Zeta, Zila, Zilla, Zilpha, Zilvia, Zlata, Zoela, Zola, Zolia, Zuba, Zulaica, Zuleica, Zuleika, Zureida, Zuzana, Zylia, Zylina, Zylpha and Zylvia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Zulema.

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