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Girl Name: Salma

Name: Salma
Pronunciation: \s(a)-lma, sal-ma\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: peace; helmet of God; safe
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Saloma, Salima, Salmah, Sahlma
Similar Names: Dalma, Halma, Palma, Samma, Talma, Valma


Salma \s(a)-lma, sal-ma\ as a girl's name is a variant of Salama (Arabic), Salome (Hebrew) and Selma (Old German, Arabic), and the meaning of Salma is "peace; helmet of God; safe".

The baby name Salma sounds like Saloma, Salima, Salmah and Sahlma. Other similar baby names are Dalma, Halma, Palma, Samma, Talma and Valma.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Salma.


Salma 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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