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Girl Name: Salimah

Name: Salimah
Pronunciation: \s(a)-li-mah\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: safe
Origin: Arabic
Sounds Like: Salmah, Selimah
Variant forms: Salima, Selima


Salimah \s(a)-li-mah\ as a girl's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Salimah is "safe". Name adopted by one of the English wives of the Aga Khan when they got married. Her original name was Sally.

Salimah has 2 variant forms: Salima and Selima.

Baby names that sound like Salimah are Salmah and Selimah.


Salimah is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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