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Salma Meaning


What does Salma mean?

The name Salma is of Arabic origin.

The meaning of Salma is "safe".

It is also of Persian origin, where its meaning is "sweetheart".

Salma is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Sal-ma.

The Given Name Salma

Embraced by many parents, the name Salma, is one of warmth and allure.

A wonderfully classic name.

Salma has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Salma Hayek.

Salma Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 799 in baby name popularity for girls with 340 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 764 in baby name popularity for girls with 362 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Salma has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Salma Name Popularity Page.

Salma Related Names

The names Saleem, Saleema are all forms of Salma.

Famous Salmas

  • Salma Hayek ~ Actress

Salma Numerology

What will your new littleSalma be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Salma Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Salma in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Salma.

Just for fun, see the name Salma in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Salma in Nautical Flags page.